Ringer Lactate Infusion

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Primarily used for

Short term fluid replacement after trauma, Nutritional deficiencies, Dehydration
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Kidney
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₹0.02/Infusion
1000 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Ringer Lactate Infusion

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Uses of Sodium Chloride

Sodium Chloride is used in Short term fluid replacement after trauma, Dehydration and Irrigation solution for eye/nose.
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Side effects of Sodium Chloride

Common

Volume overload.

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How to use Sodium Chloride

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Ringer Lactate Infusion works

Sodium chloride works by replacing fluid loss.
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Uses of Sodium Lactate

Sodium Lactate is used in Short term fluid replacement after trauma.
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Side effects of Sodium Lactate

Common

Volume overload.

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How to use Sodium Lactate

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Ringer Lactate Infusion works

Sodium lactate works by replacing fluid loss.
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Uses of Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride is used in the treatment of Nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Potassium Chloride

Common

Nausea, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Allergic reaction, Cardiac toxicity, Chest pain, Anxiety, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Altered heart rate, Black and bloody stools, Muscle weakness, Muscle paralysiss, Stomach pain, Stomach swelling, Vomiting, Weakness.

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How to use Potassium Chloride

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Ringer Lactate Infusion works

Potassium chloride provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Calcium Chloride

Calcium Chloride is used in the treatment of Nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Calcium Chloride

Common

Skin redness, Increased calcium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Decreased phosphate level in blood, Decreased blood pressure, Tissue necrosis, Dry mouth, Nausea.

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How to use Calcium Chloride

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Ringer Lactate Infusion works

Calcium chloride provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Ringer Lactate Infusion

Expert advice for Sodium Chloride

  • Your electrolyte levels in blood and other parameters (such as blood pressure etc.) will be monitored regularly as you receive intravenous sodium chloride.
  • Tell your doctor if you have disorders of the kidneys, lungs, problems of the heart related to impaired pumping of blood (congestive cardiac disorders), high blood pressure or pregnancy-related blood pressure problems (pre-eclampsia), fluid retention problems  or swelling in hands, ankles or feet.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any unwanted swelling, trouble in breathing, muscle cramps, and/or weakness, fits, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium chloride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with excess fluid or sodium in the space outside body cells (extracellular hyper hydration or hypervolemia).
  • Do not give to patients with abnormally low levels of sodium or chloride in blood (hyponatremia, hypochloremia), fluid and sodium retention problems or edema (swelling).
  • Do not give to patients with congestive heart failure (heart failure resulting in fluid build-up in lungs and other body tissues), severe liver and kidney functioning problems.

Expert advice for Sodium Lactate

  • Do not use sodium lactate for the treatment of lactic acidosis (characterized by low pH in body tissues and blood) or severe metabolic acidosis (condition when the body produces excessive quantities of acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body) or for treatment of severe potassium deficiency.
  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of fluid overloading resulting in electrolyte imbalances, overhydration, congested states, pulmonary edema or acid-base imbalance.
  • Exercise caution in patients with alkalosis or at risk for alkalosis (an excessively alkaline condition of the body fluids or tissues, which may cause weakness or cramp), patients with severe kidney impairment, hypervolemia (fluid overload), overhydration, or conditions that may cause sodium retention, fluid overload, or edema.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sodium lactate or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patients with hypervolemia, severe kidney insufficiency, uncompensated heart failure, hyperkalemia (high serum potassium concentration), hypercalcaemia ((high serum calcium concentration), metabolic alkalosis, ascitic cirrhosis (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity).
  • Do not take patients with conditions associated with increased lactate levels (hyperlactatemia) including lactic acidosis, or impaired lactate utilization, such as severe liver insufficiency and patients taking concomitant digitalis therapy.

Expert advice for Potassium Chloride

  • The concentration of intravenous infusion solution should not exceed 3.2 g (43 mmol)/l.
  • Do not take potassium chloride if you have kidney, heart problems, high blood pressure or high blood potassium level.
  • Avoid using potassium chloride, if you have Addison disease (adrenal gland disorder); severe tissue injury such as burn; severe dehydration, blockage of stomach or intestine or diarrhea from long time.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ringer Lactate Infusion
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ringer Lactate Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ringer Lactate Infusion should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Ringer Lactate Infusion alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ringer Lactate Infusion is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ringer Lactate Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Chloride

Q. Is sodium chloride soluble in water?
Sodium chloride is soluble in water
Q. Is Sodium Chloride acidic or basic?
Sodium Chloride is a neutral salt (neither acidic nor basic)
Q. Is Sodium Chloride ionic or covalent?
Sodium Chloride is an example of ionic bonding, where the molecule is formed by ionization of participating atoms and attraction between them
Q. Does Sodium Chloride expire?
Normally, Sodium Chloride does not have an expiry date if stored under appropriate conditions
Q. Is Sodium Chloride polar?
Sodium Chloride is ionic, which is considered highly polar
Q. Is Sodium Chloride an antioxidant?
Sodium Chloride does not possess antioxidant property.
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Frequently asked questions for Sodium Lactate

Q. Is Sodium Lactate safe?
Sodium Lactate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Potassium Chloride

Q. Is potassium chloride a strong electrolyte?
Potassium chloride is a strong electrolyte
Q. Is potassium chloride safe?
Potassium chloride is safe if used as recommended
Q. Is potassium chloride a base?
Potassium chloride is not a base or acid, it is neutral with a PH value of 7.

Substitutes for Ringer Lactate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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