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PLASMA-LYTE R Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 2, USP) has value as a source of water and electrolytes. It is capable of inducing diuresis depending on the clinical condition of the patient.
PLASMA-LYTE R Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 2, USP) produces a metabolic alkalinizing effect. Acetate and lactate ions are metabolized ultimately to carbon dioxide and water, which requires the consumption of hydrogen cations.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/5/2009
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