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Gelatine

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Introduction

Name

  • Gelatin.

Class of drug

  • Artificial colloid.

Description

Physical properties

  • Pale yellow infusion solution.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Do not store in fridge.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • An artificial colloid used as a plasma substitute to restore circulating blood volume in cases of shock.
  • With severe hemorrhage a blood transfusion should be considered.

Administration

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Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 
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