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Electrolyte w/Dextrose Injection

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Electrolyte w/Dextrose Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Aspen

Electrolytes-Dextrose

Electrolyte w/Dextrose Injection Caution

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

Electrolyte w/Dextrose Injection 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 w/Dextrose Injection 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 (10-30 mL per minute) by intravenous or intraperitoneal injection, using strict aseptic procedures.

Adult Cattle and Horses- 1000-2000 mL

Calves, Ponies and Foals- 500-1000 mL

Adult Sheep and Swine- 500-1000 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.

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.)

617 mOsmol/L

Store between 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).

For Animal Use Only

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

600011

Rev. 5-95

Manufactured for: Aspen Veterinary Resources,™ Ltd., Kansas City, MO 64116

NET CONTENTS: 1000 mL

NAC No.: 14750312

ASPEN VETERINARY RESOURCES, LTD.
3155 W. HEARTLAND DRIVE, LIBERTY, MO, 64068
Telephone:   816-415-4324
Fax:   816-415-4314
Website:   www.aspenveterinaryresources.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Electrolyte w/Dextrose Injection information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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