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Lactated Ringer's

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Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In the event of a fluid or solute overload during parenteral therapy, reevaluate the patient's condition and institute appropriate corrective treatment.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

This solution is contraindicated where the administration of sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride or lactate could be clinically detrimental.

Lactate administration is contraindicated in severe metabolic acidosis or alkalosis, and in severe liver disease or anoxic states which affect lactate metabolism.

Solutions containing dextrose may be contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to corn products.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/3/2016

Overdosage
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