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Vetivex 3 Sodium Chloride 0.9% w/v & Glucose 5% Infusion BP


Item no: VETIVEX3
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Vetivex® 3 (Sodium Chloride 0.9% w/v and Glucose 5% w/v Infusion BP).

Target species:
Cattle, calves, horses, dogs and cats.

Indications for use:
For the treatment of dehydration in cattle, calves, horses, dogs and cats. It may be used to correct hypovolaemia resulting from shock or gastrointestinal disease. It may be administered to meet normal fluid and electrolyte requirements when fluids cannot be given orally. The glucose is not a significant calorie source but can provide transient improvement of hypoglycaemia.

Special precautions for use in animals:
Infusion rates should not exceed 10 ml/kg/hour to minimise the risk of glycosuria and osmotic diuresis.

Administration of this product to diabetic animals must be conducted with extreme caution.

Sodium overload may occur in animals with cardiac or renal impairment. It should be noted that sodium excretion may be impaired post-surgery/trauma.

Adverse reactions:
There is a risk of thrombosis with intravenous infusion.

Use during pregnancy and lactation:
Use under veterinary supervision.

Amounts to be administered and administration route:
Administer by intravenous infusion at a rate not exceeding 10 ml/kg/hour.

The product should ideally be warmed to approximately 37°C prior to administration.

Do not use unless the solution is clear, free from visible particles and the container is undamaged.

The product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative. It is intended for single use only and any unused contents should be discarded.

Monitor fluid output. Administration of a diuretic may be necessary.

Withdrawal periods:
Zero days.

 Pharmaceutical particulars:
Shelf life:
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale:
100 ml: 18 months.
250 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml, 2000 ml, 3000 ml and 5000 ml: 2 years.

Special precautions for storage:
Do not store above 25°C.
Do not freeze.

Immediate packaging:
Presented in polyvinylchloride (PVC) infusion bags, over-wrapped with polypropylene, in cartons of 50 x 100 ml, 20 x 250 ml, 20 x 500 ml, 10 x 1000 ml, 4 x 2000 ml, 4 x 3000 ml and 2 x 5000 ml.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Each carton contains a sufficient number of package leaflets so that individual units may be supplied.

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Shipping charges mainland GB zone1

Value Weight Delivery Charge
Over £49.00 Any Weight FREE
Under £49.00 No weight limit £4.50
Under £49.00 Under 250 grams £3.49

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