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Pharmacological particulars
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Electrolytes
ATC Vet Code: QB 05 BB 01
Pharmacodynamic properties
This product is an intravenous solution containing 147mmol/l sodium, 156 mmol/l chloride, 4 mmol/l potassium and 2.2 mmol/l calcium. When administered intravenously it will replace depleted water and electrolytes 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 be come incorporated into water rich plasma.