Sodium chloride 0.9%

Sodium chloride 0.9% Indications Vehicle for the administration of parenteral drugs Fluid replacement Composition and presentation Isotonic solution of sodium chloride (0.9 g per 100 ml) for infusion Ionic composition: sodium (Na... Read more »

Ringer lactate (hartmann’s solution)

Ringer lactate (hartmann’s solution) Indications Severe dehydration Hypovolaemia (trauma, surgery, anaesthesia…) Presentation 500 ml and 1000 ml bottles or bags Composition Varies with manufacturer. Most frequent ionic composition per litre: sodium (Na... Read more »

Modified fluid gelatin

Modified fluid gelatin Therapeutic action Colloidal plasma substitute Indications Fluid replacement in hypovolaemic shock (haemorrhagic shock, septic shock) Presentation 500 ml plastic bottle or bag Composition Varies according to the manufacturer. Example:... Read more »

Glucose 10% = dextrose 10%

Glucose 10% = dextrose 10% Indications Emergency treatment of severe hypoglycaemia Composition and presentation 10% hypertonic glucose solution (100 mg of glucose/ml) for slow IV injection or infusion 500 ml bottle or... Read more »

Glucose 5% = dextrose 5%

Glucose 5% = dextrose 5% Indications Vehicle for the administration of parenteral drugs Composition and presentation 5% isotonic glucose solution (50 mg of glucose/ml) for infusion 500 ml and 1000 ml bottles... Read more »