Lactated Ringers Injection USP

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All medications are filled by Pet's Choice Pharmacy. More information. Can only be shipped in the United States.
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Product Summary:

Prescription items are NON-RETURNABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE
***CURRENT EXPIRATION DATE FOR 1000ML BAG 11/20.*** 

Common Brand Names - Multiple manufacturers

 

Storage - Store in manufacturer's packaging at room temperature.

 

Uses - Used to maintain hydration or to rehydrate animals in many situations including the treatment of shock, decreased oral fluid intake, and to replace fluids lost due to an illness such as kidney disease.

 

Dose and AdministrationThe dose is dependent upon the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient. As reported in the literature, the dosage and constant infusion rate of intravenous dextrose must be selected with caution in pediatric patients, particularly neonates and low birth weight infants, because of the increased risk of hyperglycemia/hypoglycemia. 
 

Possible Side Effects - Side effects are unlikely if the proper dose is given. Abscesses or infection may occur at the injection site if a sterile needle and proper technique were not used during administration. If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.

 

PrecautionsAdditives may be incompatible. Consult with pharmacist, if available. When introducing additives, use aseptic technique, mix thoroughly and do not store. The presence of calcium limits their compatibility with certain drugs that form precipitates of calcium salts and also prohibits their simultaneous infusion through the same administration set as blood because of the likelihood of coagulation. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit.

 

Drug, Food, and Test Interactions - Consult your veterinarian before using lactated ringer injection with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, since interactions may occur. Some injectable medications are not compatible with the components in LRS. Consult with your veterinarian before adding any medications to the bag of LRS. No known food interactions.

 

Signs of Toxicity/Overdose - If an animal becomes overhydrated (too much fluid is given), blood potassium levels may become too low, causing muscle and heart abnormalities. Signs may include weakness, constipation, rapid breathing, and increased heart rate. Overhydration may also cause fluid to accumulate in the lungs (pulmonary edema) and increase the workload for the heart. Signs may include increased or rapid breathing, coughing, or wheezing. If you notice any of these signs, stop fluid therapy and contact your veterinarian immediately.

 

** This information may not cover all possible uses, directions, side effects, precautions, allergic reactions, drug interactions, or withdrawal times. Always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet.
Style Item Number Model Number UPC
1000ml Bag 360102 1000 BAG 012160-1000 300747953097
1000ml Bottle 360102 1000 BOT 012KV-1000
500ml Bag 360102 500 BAG 012160-500
500ml Bottle 360102 500 BOT
Additional Information:

Please Note: 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy to be licensed to fill prescriptions in the future. We can only ship to US states. 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US. Prescription products cannot be returned.  

 

How do you fill my pet’s prescription order?

We understand how important your pet’s health is to you. That’s why we partnered with Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a fully accredited Vet-VIPPS national pharmacy. Located in Belleville, Kansas, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy is a trusted partner that is fully licensed to distribute pharmaceutical products in all states, excluding North Carolina. This licensing ensures that they adhere to the proper standards for handling and dispensing pet medications directly to you, at a significant savings.

 

How does the prescription process happen?

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy will contact your veterinarian directly to obtain the necessary information and approval to dispense the medications ordered. It is helpful to have veterinarian’s name, phone number, and fax number when you place your order so we can speed up contact process with veterinarian. After prescription is verified, your medication will be safely dispensed and shipped directly to you. If you veterinarian does not participate or support online sales, you can mail your script to us directly.

 

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy  

814 K Street

Belleville, KS 66935

KVSupply.com Order #

 

Are we a licensed pharmacy?

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has approved us as an Internet Advertiser of prescription drug-related services through its e-Advertiser Approval program. We are not a licensed pharmacy; however, we are permitted to display pet medications on our site and have prescription orders fulfilled and delivered through our trusted partner, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a full Vet-VIPPS accredited pharmacy. This gives you a trusted and affordable alternative to purchase the medications your beloved pets need to maintain quality of life and overall health.

 

If you have any medical questions about your pet, we suggest you speak with your veterinarian before administering any medication.  If you would like to speak with our pharmacy support team about your order, you can contact us directly Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST at (877) 574-2267. If you veterinarian needs to fax your prescription, our fax number is (866) 787-1177.

 

** By law we can only accept a prescription faxed from your veterinarian or we must have the original prescription**

 

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