Skip to Content

Lactated Ringers Injection

This page contains information on Lactated Ringers Injection for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Lactated Ringers Injection Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Lactated Ringers Injection
  • Direction and dosage information for Lactated Ringers Injection

Lactated Ringers Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: AgriLabs


Lactated Ringers Injection Caution

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

Each 100 mL contains:

Sodium Chloride

600 mg

Sodium Lactate

310 mg

Potassium Chloride

30 mg

Calcium Chloride Dihydrate

20 mg

Water for Injection


The Calcium, Potassium and Sodium contents are approximately 2.7, 4.0, and 130 mEq/liter, respectively. Total Osmolar Concentration: 269 mOsm per liter (calculated).

Lactated Ringers Injection Caution

Solution should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration and administered at a slow rate. This is a single dose unit. It contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened.


Do not administer to horses by intraperitoneal injection. Do not administer to animals with inadequate renal function. Not for use in lactic acidosis.

Lactated Ringers Injection Indications

For the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of cattle, calves, horses, sheep and swine.

Dosage and Administration

May be injected intravenously, subcutaneously or intraperitoneally (except in horses) using strict aseptic technique.

Cattle and Horses: 2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal, repeated 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.

Swine and Sheep: 2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal, repeated 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.

If administered subcutaneously divide the dosage into several sites of injection and massage points of injection to aid in absorption and help prevent inflammation and/or sloughing.

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

For Animal Use Only

Keep Out of the Reach of Children

RIGICARE® is a registered trademark of Phoenix Scientific, Inc.

Manufactured for Agri Laboratories, Ltd., St. Joseph, MO 64503



1000 mL

600012 Iss0905

NAC No.: 10581631

HUVEPHARMA, INC. (formerly Agri Laboratories Ltd.)
20927 STATE ROUTE K, P.O. BOX 3103 (64503), ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64505
Telephone:   816-233-9533
Order Desk:   800-542-8916
Fax:   816-233-9546
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Lactated Ringers 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.

Copyright © 2019 Animalytix LLC. Updated: 2019-09-30