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Dextrose / Electrolytes No. 75

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

5% Dextrose and Electrolyte No. 75 Injection (5% dextrose and electrolyte no. 75 inj) (Multiple Electrolytes and DextroseInjection, Type 3, 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. 75 Injection (5% dextrose and electrolyte no. 75 inj) (Multiple Electrolytes and Dextrose Injection, Type 3, USP) produce a metabolic alkalinizing effect. Lactate ions are metabolized in the liver to glycogen, and ultimately to carbon dioxide and water, which requires the consumption of hydrogen cations.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2008
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