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DextroLyte

Product Type: PRESCRIPTION ANIMAL DRUG LABEL
Autor Name: MWI (VetOne)
Code Source: 13985-804
Route of Administration: INTRAPERITONEAL

DextroLyte

Generic: Electrolyte with Dextrose

Ingredients:

  • Dextrose Monohydrate Dextrose : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 12.50 g in 500 mL
  • Sorbitol Sorbic Acid : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 12.50 g in 500 mL
  • Sodium Lactate Lactic Acid : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 3.95 g in 500 mL
  • Sodium Chloride Sodium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 2.40 g in 500 mL
  • Potassium Chloride Potassium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 0.37 g in 500 mL
  • Magnesium Chloride Magnesium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 0.21 g in 500 mL
  • Calcium Chloride Calcium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 0.19 g in 500 mL

Package Description:

  • 500 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

For animal use only. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

CAUTION:

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

INDICATIONS:

For use in conditions associated with fluid and electrolyte loss, such as dehydration, shock, vomiting and diarrhea, particularly when an immediate source of energy is also indicated.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

Warm solution to body temperature and administer slowly (10 to 30 mL per minute) by intravenous or intraperitoneal injection, using strict aseptic procedures.
Adult Cattle and Horses: 1000 to 2000 mL
Calves, Ponies and Foals: 500 to 1000 mL
Adult Sheep and Swine: 500 to 1000 mL
These are suggested dosages. The actual amount and rate of fluid administration must be judged by the veterinarian in relation to the condition being treated and the clinical response of the animal, being careful to avoid overhydration.

CONTRAINDICTIONS:

Do not administer intraperitoneally to horses.

CONTAINS:

Each 500 mL of sterile aqueous solution contains:
Dextrose.H2O...................................................12.50 g
Sorbitol.............................................................12.50 g
Sodium Lactate..................................................3.95 g
Sodium Chloride.................................................2.40 g
Potassium Chloride.............................................0.37 g
Magnesium Chloride.6H2O..................................0.21 g
Calcium Chloride.2H2O.......................................0.19 g
Milliequivalents per liter
Cations
Sodium ................................................. 153 mEq/L
Potassium................................................. 9 mEq/L
Calcium..................................................... 6 mEq/L
Magnesium................................................ 4 mEq/L
Anions
Chloride................................................. 101 mEq/L
Lactate................................................... 71 mEq/L
Osmolarity (calc.): 602 mOsmol/L

CAUTION:

This product contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution.

STORAGE:

Store between 15 degree C - 30 degree C (59 degree F - 86 degree F).



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DextroLyte

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