Lactated Ringers Injectable Solution, 1000mL
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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution for fluid and electrolyte replenishment in single dose containers for intravenous administration. It contains no antimicrobial agents.
- Indicated as a source of water and electrolytes or as an alkalinizing agent.
- Produces a metabolic alkalinizing effect
- Quickly hydrates your pet giving them energy and making them feel good
- Sterile and nonpyrogenic
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP should be used with great care, if at all, in patients with congestive heart failure, severe renal insufficiency, and in clinical states in which there exists edema with sodium retention.
Should be used with great care, if at all, in patients with hyperkalemia, severe renal failure, and in conditions in which potassium retention is present.
Should be used with great care in patients with metabolic or respiratory alkalosis. The administration of lactate ions should be done with great care in those conditions in which there is an increased level or an impaired utilization of these ions, such as severe hepatic insufficiency.
Should not be administered simultaneously with blood through the same administration set because of the likelihood of coagulation.
The intravenous administration of Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP can cause fluid and/or solute overloading resulting in dilution of serum electrolyte concentrations, overhydration, congested states, or pulmonary edema. The risk of dilutional states is inversely proportional to the electrolyte concentrations of the injections. The risk of solute overload causing congested states with peripheral and pulmonary edema is directly proportional to the electrolyte concentrations of the injections.
In patients with diminished renal function, administration of Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP may result in sodium or potassium retention.
Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP is not for use in the treatment of lactic acidosis.
Clinical evaluation and periodic laboratory determinations are necessary to monitor changes in fluid balance, electrolyte concentrations, and acid base balance during prolonged parenteral therapy or whenever the condition of the patient warrants such evaluation.
Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP must be used with caution. Excess administration may result in metabolic alkalosis.
Caution must be exercised in the administration of Lactated Ringer’s Injection, USP to patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin.
Do not administer unless solution is clear and seal is intact.
Food and Drug Interactions
Make sure to tell your veterinarian all the medications and supplements your pet takes before starting new medication.
For Animal Use Only
Possible Side Effects
Reactions which may occur because of the solution or the technique of administration include febrile response, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation, and hypervolemia.
If an adverse reaction does occur, discontinue the infusion, and contact your veterinarian.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Sodium chloride, Sodium lactate, Potassium chloride and Calcium chloride
Avoid excessive heat. It is recommended the product be stored at room temperature; brief exposure up to 104°F does not adversely affect the product.