GENERIC NAME: sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium lactate and calcium
chloride

BRAND NAME: Lactated Ringer’s solution

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Lactated Ringer’s is used for balancing fluid and
electrolytes and as an alkalizing agent.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of Lactated Ringer’s solution are

MORE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS: These include:

  • Infection at the site of injection,
  • venous thrombosis or
  • phlebitis at the site of injection,
  • extravasation, and
  • increased fluid volume (hypervolemia).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/2/2016




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