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Lactated Ringers Solution Rx

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Product Description

Lactated Ringers Solution is prescribed to correct mild acidosis and to replace acute fluids. It is DEHP free.

What is Lactated Ringers Solution?

Lactated Ringers Solution is for the replacement of acute fluids and electrolytes and for the correction of mild acidosis.

Who is Lactated Ringers Solution for?

For use in cats, dogs, horses, sheep, swine, and cattle.

Why use Lactated Ringers Solution?

Lactated Ringers Solution corrects:
  • Dehydration
  • Depletion of electrolytes
  • Metabolic acidosis


Dechra, Vedco, or B Braun

Active ingredient(s):

  • Sodium Chloride
  • Sodium Lactate
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Calcium Chloride Dihydrate

How is Lactated Ringers Solution sold?

Lactated Ringers Solution is sold in 500ml, 1 litre (1000ml), and 5 litre (5000ml) packs

What are the side effects of Lactated Ringers Solution?

Adverse reactions are uncommon when properly dosed.

Infections or abscessed at the injection site could occur if care is not taken to ensure proper technique and steriilty of the needle.

If your pet does have an allergic reaction, symptoms could include:
  • Hives
  • Facial swelling
  • Sudden diarrhea onset
  • Scratching
  • Shock
  • Vomiting
  • Pale gums
  • Cold limbs
  • Seizures
  • Coma
If your pet exhibits any of these reactions, you should notify your veterinarian.

What special precautions are there?

Keep out of reach of children.

Safe for use in animals only. Not for human consumption.

How can I store Lactated Ringers Solution?

Store between 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F)

Helpful Tips:

Warm solution to body temperature before administering. Inject slowly.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.


Dosage: 2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal

Frequency: 1 to 3 times daily as needed
May be injected intravenously, subcutaneously or intraperitoneally (except in horses) using strict aseptic technique.

Main Ingredients

Sodium Chloride, Sodium Lactate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride Dihydrate. DEHP Free.

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