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Pharmacological particulars
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Electrolytes with carbohydrates
ATC Vet Code: QB 05 BB 02
Pharmacodynamic properties
This product is an intravenous solution containing 154mmol/l of sodium, 154mmol/l of chloride and 188 calories per litre of glucose. When administered intravenously it will replace depleted water, sodium, chloride and glucose; and restore water balance, plasma volume and extracellular electrolytes.
Pharmacokinetic properties
Pharmacokinetics cannot readily be applied to fluid therapy since most of the infused solution is predominantly water, which on infusion will become incorporated into water rich plasma.