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DEXTROSE IN LACTATED RINGERS
(dextrose, sodium chloride, sodium lactate, potassium chloride, and calcium chloride) injection, solution
5% Dextrose in Lactated Ringer's Injection
Each 100 mL of 5% Dextrose in Lactated Ringer's Injection contains:
Hydrous Dextrose USP 5 g; Sodium Chloride USP 0.6 g
Sodium Lactate 0.31 g; Potassium Chloride USP 0.03 g
Calcium Chloride Dihydrate USP 0.02 g
Water for Injection USP qs
Calcium 3 Chloride 112 Lactate (CH3CH(OH)COO-) 28
The formulas of the active ingredients are:
|Ingredients||Molecular Formula||Molecular Weight|
|Sodium Chloride USP||NaCl||58.44|
|Potassium Chloride USP||KCl||74.55|
|Calcium Chloride Dihydrate USP||CaCl2•2H2O||147.02|
|Hydrous Dextrose USP||198.17|
The plastic container is made from a multilayered film specifically developed for parenteral drugs. It contains no plasticizers and exhibits virtually no leachables. The solution contact layer is a rubberized copolymer of ethylene and propylene. The container is nontoxic and biologically inert. The containersolution unit is a closed system and is not dependent upon entry of external air during administration. The container is overwrapped to provide protection from the physical environment and to provide an additional moisture barrier when necessary.
Addition of medication should be accomplished using complete aseptic technique.
The closure system has two ports; the one for the administration set has a tamper evident plastic protector and the other is a medication addition site. Refer to the Directions for Use of the container.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/3/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Lactated Ringer's Information
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