Lactated Ringers solution


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : IV As an alkaliniser agent; Replacement of fluid and electrolytes Dose depends on age, wt and clinical state of the patient. To be given by IV infusion.
Dosage Details
Intravenous
Alkaliniser agent, Replacement of fluid and electrolytes
Adult: Dose depends on age, wt and clinical state of the patient. Dose to be given by IV infusion.
Special Precautions
Patients with congestive heart failure, hyperkalaemia, severe renal insufficiency and clinical conditions whereby there is oedema with sodium or potassium retention. Caution in metabolic or respiratory alkalosis. Excessive use may result in metabolic alkalosis. Not to be administered concurrently with blood through the same administration set due to risk of coagulation. IV admin may cause fluid and/or solute overloading. Not to be used in the treatment of lactic acidosis. Monitor fluid balance, electrolytes and acid-base balance during prolonged treatment. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Allergic reactions e.g. localised or generalised urticaria and pruritus. Periorbital, facial, and/or laryngeal oedema. Coughing, sneezing, and/or breathing difficulty.
Action
Description: Lactated Ringer's solution contains isotonic concentrations of electrolytes in water for inj. It is used for parenteral replacement of extracellular losses of fluid and electrolytes. Each 100 ml of solution contains sodium chloride 600 mg, anhydrous sodium lactate 310 mg, potassium chloride 30 mg and calcium chloride dihydrate 20 mg.
Storage
Store at 25°C.
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