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Answered 2013-03-07 20:20:26

Technically yes, although you won't find a human physician ordering veterinary supplies for use on his own patients - the risk of liability in human medicine for doing this is too high. However, if you are looking at a first aid kit at home, a veterinary sterile saline solution will do fine for a human.

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