Lactated Ringer (Manufacture may vary)
is an injectable liquid that contains sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes. It is used in situations where rehydration is necessary. Examples of this include shock, decreased oral intake of fluid and food, illness such as kidney disease, and other problems. Lactated Ringers is administered as an injection either under the skin (subcutaneously) or in the vein (intravenously) as directed by your veterinarian. This solution can be given at home as necessary and your veterinarian can teach you the proper administration technique.
cats, dogs, and other species including horses and livestock.
Can be helpful in the treatment of multiple ailments where rehydration is necessary.
Helps restores fluid balance when your pet loses fluid such as in times of dehydration, shock, and certain diseases such as kidney failure.
Your veterinarian can teach you how to administer Lactated Ringers at home if needed.
Can be used under the skin (subcutaneously) or in the vein (intravenously).
Can be used in multiple species including dogs and cats.