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Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Intravenous infusion U.S.P.

Therapeutic Class

  • Isotonic crystalloid solution.
  • A Carbohydrate source solution.

Osmolarity:  524 mOsm/l






Dextrose 190 Kcal/L
Na+ 130 mEq/l
K+ 4  mEq/l
Ca++ 2.7   mEq/l
CL 108.7   mEq/l
Lactate 28  mEq/l


Quantitative Composition

Each 100 ml. contains:


Sodium Chloride  0.6 gm
Sodium Lactate 0.31 gm
Potassium Chloride 0.03 gm
Calcium Chloride-2 H2O 0.02 gm
Dextrose Monohydrate 5.0 g
Water for Injection
qs to (USP specs)
100 ml


Pharmaceutical form

  • Single dose container for intravenous administration.
  • Clear colorless Solution.
  • Sterile.
  • Non-pyrogenic.


Dosage and Administration

  • The dose is administered in accordance with the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient.
  • As prescribed by the physician.



  • Rehydration therapy in states such as those induced by severe diarrhea and vomiting.
  • Environmental emergencies such as severe perspiration leading to dehydration and heat illness.
  • Prevention and replenishment of extracellular fluid before, during and after surgery.
  • First-line fluid resuscitation for burn and trauma patients.
  • Used to treat acute blood loss or hypovolemia due to third-space fluid shift; GI loss and fistula drainage; electrolyte loss; and metabolic acidosis.



  • Contraindicated in patients who cannot metabolize lactate, (i.e. liver disease) or experiencing lactic acidosis.
  • Do not administer if pH > 7.5. (Normal liver will convert LR to bicarbonate, worsening alkalosis).


Pharmaceutical Precautions

  • Not to be used if container is leaking or the solution is cloudy.
  • Protect from sunlight.
  • Do not store above 30 C.


Packaging form:   I.V Infusion bottle.

  • Available as Flow lactate-D 500 ml in both Simple-cap and Euro-cap