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Vetivex Veterinary DEHP Free Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution

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Description

Vetivex Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution for fluid and electrolyte replenishment in single dose containers for parenteral administration. It contains no antimicrobial agents, and comes in PVC Free, DEHP Free and Latex Free Bags featuring two color-coded, identical, dual-purpose ports which can be utilized for insertion of the administration set spike or for injection of additives to the fluid.

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Uses

For the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of dogs and cats.

Possible Side Effects

Reactions which may occur because of the solution or administration include febrile response, infection at the injection site, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the injection site, extravasation, and hypervolemia.

Drug & Food Interactions

No serious Food and Drug Interactions have been reported.

Precautions

Do not administer to horses by intraperitoneal injection. See full package insert for full product disclosure.

This item does not come with the tubing and needles needed for administration. Tubing and needles must be purchased separately.

You can use the Jorvet Infusion Set for administration of this solution.

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  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    152440
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Vetivex
  • Administration Form
    Injection
  • Generic Name
    Lactated Ringers
  • Product Form
    Injectable
  • Health Condition
    Dehydration
  • Drug Type
    Electrolyte
Ingredients

Each 100 mL contains Sodium chloride 600 mg, Sodium lactate 310 mg, Potassium chloride 30 mg, Calcium chloride 20 mg.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

As directed by a veterinarian.

Storage Instructions

Store in moisture barrier overwrap at room temperature between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Vetivex Veterinary Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution?

Vetivex Veterinary Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution is an injectable liquid that contains sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes. It is used in situations where rehydration is necessary. Examples of this include shock, decreased oral intake of fluid and food, illness such as kidney disease, and other problems. This solution can be given at home as necessary and your veterinarian can teach you the proper administration technique.

How is this medication given?

Vetivex Veterinary Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution is an injectable liquid that can be given under the skin (subcutaneously) or in the vein (intravenously) as prescribed by your veterinarian. Your veterinarian will determine the proper amount of fluid and route administration that is best for your pet so always follow his/her instructions. If you have trouble giving this medication or if you do not understand the directions, contact your veterinarian. If you forget to give a dose, try to give it as soon as you remember but do not give two doses at once. Your veterinarian may instruct you and teach you how to give Lactated Ringers at home. Your veterinarian can answer any questions you may have regarding the use of Lactated Ringers. This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed. Needles and drip sets are also available only when prescribed by a veterinarian.

How does this medication work?

It works to restore electrolytes (sodium, chloride, potassium, etc.) in situations where there is a loss of fluid. Lactated Ringers rehydrates the body and helps to maintain proper hydration. Hydration is necessary for normal body function. Electrolyte balance is important for certain actions including muscle contraction and nerve activity. Vetivex Veterinary Lactated Ringers Electrolyte Injection Solution is an injectable liquid that contains sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes. It is used in situations where rehydration is necessary. Examples of this include shock, decreased oral intake of fluid and food, illness such as kidney disease, and other problems. This solution can be given at home as necessary and your veterinarian can teach you the proper administration technique.

Rating: 4.4 of 5 stars 72 Reviews 72 Reviews 4.5 out of 5 Stars

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Magical, miracle fluids

    By Vanessa on Jan 16, 2022

    These fluids saved my dog’s life. She was at death’s door from kidney disease and as a way to clean her out and make her feel better for however long she had, we agreed to do sub q fluids every other day. Our dog wouldn’t eat, wouldn’t play, she hid all day, she couldn’t make it 1/2 a block to get the mail with us. We thought we were going to have to put her down within a week or two. After receiving maybe 2 doses of fluids, she became a NEW DOG. She eats 3 times a day, she plays tug and fetch, she has gone on 2 mile walks! She loves her toys and jumps on the bed and barks at the garbage man. All the normal dog stuff! I can’t reiterate strongly enough that we were about to put her down and she These fluids saved my dog’s life. She was at death’s door from kidney disease and as a way to clean her out and make her feel better for however long she had, we agreed to do sub q fluids every other day. Our dog wouldn’t eat, wouldn’t play, she hid all day, she couldn’t make it 1/2 a block to get the mail with us. We thought we were going to have to put her down within a week or two. After receiving maybe 2 doses of fluids, she became a NEW DOG. She eats 3 times a day, she plays tug and fetch, she has gone on 2 mile walks! She loves her toys and jumps on the bed and barks at the garbage man. All the normal dog stuff! I can’t reiterate strongly enough that we were about to put her down and she’s been happy as a clam for months now. She also takes a nausea pill every morning, but otherwise, fluids are her only treatment. The vet says we might have 6 months to a year with her! She’s 14 already so we couldn’t be happier with that time frame. As long as she feels good, she’s staying with us. … more

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Why Are The Millimeter Marks Different Sizes/Lengths?

    By ConspicuousConsumer on Oct 18, 2021

    Been using these bags for a while. Just noticed that the millimeter marks on the bag are not the same size. I had the idea that from 100ml to 200ml, etc. it's about 3/4", but going all the way down to 700 to 800ml, the gap is 1". What the heck! Why wouldn't the indicator marks be all the same size? I called Dechra and they suggested I use a "burrette" for measuring (as using these bags for sub-q fluids is "off label." Why would the off-label aspect have anything to do with the uneven measurements printed on the side of the bag have anything to do with how we use these bags? Very disappointed in this feature, or lack thereof.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works like a charm

    By Dad2Angel on Oct 1, 2021

    This is the solution that our vet prescribed for Angel for her renal problem. Along with the proper needles and tubing to administer this solution it can be done cleanly and efficiently helping Angel to get exactly what she needs to help her condition, prolong her quality of life and function normally.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great resource to get cat fluids for kitties with kidney failure

    By MoDynamo on Sep 30, 2021

    All of my cats seem to have end of life kidney failure and require subq fluids. Easiest to get from Chewy vs running to the vet. You should also offer the IV Supplies (tubing spikes etc) and large bore needles.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Not a big fan

    By Greentaisa on Aug 30, 2021

    I got these as I needed the lactated Ringer's for subcutaneous injection into 3 of my cats and Chewy was back ordered on the generic brand I normally order. I really am not a fan for these reasons: 1. No 50ml marks, Really? I would think that would be standard for a veterinary brand as it is not unusual for small animals to get infusions that are not always in 100ml increments. 2. Very small portal hole (more difficult to hit with infusion set and keep sterility) and the infusion set does not seem to seat as well as on the generic bags. 3. Those green plastic tabs to pry off to expose the portal.... arthritic finger killers!!! I actually use pliers to remove them. 4. I also noticed I got these as I needed the lactated Ringer's for subcutaneous injection into 3 of my cats and Chewy was back ordered on the generic brand I normally order. I really am not a fan for these reasons: 1. No 50ml marks, Really? I would think that would be standard for a veterinary brand as it is not unusual for small animals to get infusions that are not always in 100ml increments. 2. Very small portal hole (more difficult to hit with infusion set and keep sterility) and the infusion set does not seem to seat as well as on the generic bags. 3. Those green plastic tabs to pry off to expose the portal.... arthritic finger killers!!! I actually use pliers to remove them. 4. I also noticed no matter what I do to clamp the infusion set, put the tubing and needle above the bag, etc. for some reason the remaining fluid is lower than the mark I make on the bag from the day before. I cannot see any leaks so I am wondering if the bags stretch somehow as they are hanging. I have never had this issue with the generic Ringer's bags unless I create it by not clamping the infusion set well enough (operator error!). I guess I am just disappointed in the design of these Vetivex bags. the Ringer's itself seems to be just fine as all 3 cats seem to be doing well on it. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Convenient Service

    By Saima on Aug 27, 2021

    It’s amazing how easy it is to order what is needed for your pets Medical needs!! Chewy calls the vet to verify and sends the merchandise right to us!! Very convenient especially if you have multiple pets!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price, quick shipping.

    By Barney on Nov 2, 2021

    This item was shipped very quickly, and was priced very fairly. Would buy again!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Lactose ringers

    By Barry on Nov 4, 2021

    One vet told me to put it in a refridgerator and another told me not too. What is the correct storage?

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vetivex Veterinary DEHP Free Lactated Ringers Electrolyte injection Solution

    By Mary on Jun 19, 2021

    My cat Lara has Kidney Disease. I give her 200 ml 2 times per week and Lara is having 2 smaller pees per day. Before this fluid, she was peeing once per day and she would cry for sometime before she went pee, which was probably causing her pain. Now she doesn't cry before she goes pee. I am also giving Lara Gabapintin, 100 mg 2 times per day for all pain to include arthritis.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vet Quality

    By DeeDee on Jul 12, 2021

    Cost-effective, high quality, and conveniently shipped to my home when I need it to support the health of my Skinny Diva who is struggling with kidney failure.

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