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Electrolyte Solution

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Electrolyte Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vet Tek

WITH DEXTROSE

For Animal Use Only

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Electrolyte Solution Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Composition

Each 500 mL of sterile aqueous solution contains:

Dextrose • H2O

12.50 g

Sorbitol

12.50 g

Sodium Lactate

3.95 g

Sodium Chloride

2.40 g

Potassium Chloride

0.37 g

Magnesium Chloride • 6H2O

0.21 g

Calcium Chloride • 2H2O

0.19 g

Milliequivalents Per Liter

Cations

Sodium

153 mEq/L

Potassium

9 mEq/L

Calcium

6 mEq/L

Magnesium

4 mEq/L

Anions

Chloride

101 mEq/L

Lactate

71 mEq/L

Osmolarity (calc.):

602 mOsmol/L

Store between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).

Electrolyte Solution Indications

For use in conditions associated with fluid and electrolyte loss, such as dehydration, shock, vomiting and diarrhea, particularly when an immediate source of energy is also indicated.

Contraindications

Do not administer intraperitoneally to horses.

Electrolyte Solution Caution

This product contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution.

Dosage and Administration

Warm solution to body temperature and administer slowly (10 to 30 mL per minute) by intravenous or intraperitoneal injection, using strict aseptic procedures.

Adult Cattle and Horses - 1000 to 2000 mL

Calves, Ponies and Foals - 500 to 1000 mL

Adult Sheep and Swine - 500 to 1000 mL

These are suggested dosages. The actual amount and rate of fluid administration must be judged by the veterinarian in relation to the condition being treated and the clinical response of the animal, being careful to avoid overhydration.

Manufactured by Nova-Tech, Inc., Grand Island, NE 68801

Manufactured For VET TEK, Blue Springs, MO 64014

NET CONTENTS:

NDC

 

1000 mL

60270-862-20

18-804-60 Rev. 10-06

NAC No.: 14200075

VET TEK, INC.
P.O. BOX 279, 100 S.E. MAGELLAN DRIVE, BLUE SPRINGS, MO, 64014
Telephone:   816-229-9101
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