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Lactated Ringer's Injection

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Lactated Ringer's Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

Sterile Solution

Lactated Ringer's Injection Caution

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

Description

For replacement of acute fluid and electrolyte losses and for correcting mild acidosis.

Each 100 Ml Contains

Sodium Chloride, 600 mg; Sodium Lactate, Anhydrous, 310 mg; Potassium Chloride, 30 mg; Calcium Chloride, 20 mg; Water for Injection, q.s. May contain hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment. Electrolytes per 100 ml (not including ions for pH adjustment): Sodium 130 mEq; Potassium 4 mEq; Calcium 3 mEq; Chloride 109 mEq; Lactate 28 mEq. 273 mOsm/Liter (Calc.); Caloric Value per Liter: 9; Approximate pH 6.3; Isotonic.

Directions

Contents or lesser amount as determined by veterinarian as a single dose; usually 3-10% of body weight. For intravenous or subcutaneous use. Solution should be warmed to body temperature and administered slowly. Caution: Do not administer calcium containing solutions concurrently with stored blood. Do not use this product if seal is broken or solution is not clear. Contains no preservative. If entire contents are not used, discard unused portion. Additives may be incompatible. When introducing additives, use aseptic technique, mix thoroughly and do not store.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY

Packaged

1000 mL container

Warning

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Distributed

Sold to Veterinarians Only

VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64504

Phone: 816/238-8840

NAC No.: 10941190

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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