Lactated Ringer Solution is used to maintain hydration or to rehydrate animals in many situations including the treatment of shock, decreased oral fluid intake, and to replace fluids lost due to an illness such as kidney disease.
Dose and Administration:
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty administering this medication, contact your veterinarian.
Dosage varies tremendously depending on pet's size and health, reason for use, and route of administration. LRS can be given to animals intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously (SQ, subQ, under the skin). The route depends on the animal's size and illness or reason for use.
Always administer using a new, sterile needle. If you miss a dose, contact your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.