(NaCl, CaCl2, KCl, Sodium Lactate)
Composition in 1000ml:
Calcium Chloride 2H2O – 0.2 grams
Potassium Chloride – 0.3 grams
Sodium Chloride – 6.0 grams
Sodium Lactate – 3.1 grams
PaciLact RL is available in:
- Correction of severe hypovolemia, Dehydration
- Postoperative patients, burns, fracture
- Diarrhoea induced hypovolemia with hypokalemic metabolic acidosis
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Acute blood loss
- For maintain normal ECF fluid and electrolyte balance during and after surgery
Dosaage and Administration:
The dose is dependent upon the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient.
Rehydration Therapy: In severe cases of diarrhea and vomiting, Ringer’s Lactate is indicated for the initial therapy and should be administered in a bolus dose of 20-30 ml/Kg.
Burns: When treating burned patients, the Parkland burn formula can be used.
Parkland Formula: 4ml x %Burn x Weight (kg)
50% of this amount should be given over the 1st 8 hours post burn and the rest over the next 16 hours.
Hemorrhage: Fluid resuscitation with Lactated Ringer’s Injection for blood loss requires 3ml. of Lactated Ringer’s Injection for every 1ml. of blood loss.