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What is the solvent in ringers solution?
May 14, 2012 8:32PM
Each 100 mL contains 5 g Dextrose Hydrous
Lactated Ringer's and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP has value as a source of water, electrolytes, and calories. It is capable of inducing diuresis depending on the clinical condition of the patient.
Lactated Ringer's and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP produces a metabolic alkalinizing effect. Lactate ions are metabolized ultimately to carbon dioxide and water, which requires the consumption of hydrogen cations.