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Sterile Saline

Product Type: PRESCRIPTION ANIMAL DRUG LABEL
Autor Name: MWI (VetOne)
Code Source: 13985-807
Route of Administration: SUBCUTANEOUS

Sterile Saline

Generic: Sodium Chloride

Ingredients:

  • Sodium Chloride Sodium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 0.9 g in 100 mL

Package Description:

  • 500 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

INDICATIONS

For use in replacement therapy of sodium, chloride and water which may become depleted in many diseases. Because this solution is isotonic with body fluids, it may also be used as a solvent or diluent for antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals and biologicals where compatible, and for washing mucous membranes and other tissue surfaces.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Warm to body temperature and administer slowly by intravenous or subcutaneous injection. The amount and rate of 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. When used as a solvent or diluent for pharmaceuticals and biologicals, follow manufacturer's directions.

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

CAUTION

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

COMPOSITION

Each 100 mL of sterile aqueous solution contains:
Sodium Chloride .......................0.9 g
Milliequivalents per liter
Cations:
Sodium ...................................154 mEq/L
Anions:
Chloride ..................................154 mEq/L
Total osmolarity is 308 milliosmoles per liter.

CAUTION

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

STORAGE

Store between 15 degrees and 30 degrees Celsius (59 degrees - 86 degrees Fahrenheit).

TAKE TIME OBSERVE LABEL DIRECTIONS

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Sterile Saline

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