This Electrolyte Replacement Fluid is an injectable medication prescribed by vets to boost electrolytes in dehydrated pets, helping them to feel better after a decrease in fluid intake or other causes of dehydration. This liquid contains sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes and is typically administered when rapid rehydration is necessary. Customers may receive this drug under the names Hospira, Aspen.
For the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of dogs and cats.
Possible Side Effects
Possible side effects may 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, evaluate the pet, institute appropriate therapeutic countermeasures, and save the remainder of the fluid for examination if deemed necessary.
Drug & Food Interactions
Inform your veterinarian of any other medications, vitamins and supplements your pet is currently taking before using Lactated Ringers. Some injectable medications are not compatible with this medication.
This medication should be used cautiously in animals with heart disease, obstruction of the urinary tract, kidney disease, as this may lead to overhydration.
This item does not come with the tubing and needles needed for administration. Tubing and needles must be purchased separately.
NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Hospira, Aspen.
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