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Dextrose Electrolytes No 48

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Dextrose / Electrolytes No. 48

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

5% Dextrose and Electrolyte No. 48 Injection (Multiple Electrolytes and Dextrose Injection, Type 1, USP) has value as a source of water, electrolytes and calories. It is capable of inducing diuresis depending on the clinical condition of the patient.

5% Dextrose and Electrolyte No. 48 Injection (Multiple Electrolytes and Dextrose Injection, Type 1, USP) produces a metabolic alkalinizing effect. Lactate ions are metabolized ultimately to carbon dioxide and water, which requires the consumption of hydrogen cations.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/27/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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