Equis ISSN 2398-2977 Fluid therapy: lactated Ringer's solution Indications/administration Pharmacokinetics Indications/administration See Fluid therapy: overview Fluid therapy: overview . It is used to correct hypovolemia and/or dehydration. It is used to maintain hydration in the face of on-going losses, eg diarrhea. Pharmacokinetics This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further Reading PublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Reid F & Lobo D (2003) Abnormal saline and physiological Harmann's solution: a randomised double-blind crossover study. Clin Sci 104 (1), 17-24 PubMed. Other sources of information Dugdale A & Senior M (2002) Handbook of Anaesthesia. Seymour C & Gleed R (1999) Manual of Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia. BSAVA. Plumb D (1999) Veterinary Drug Handbook. 3rd edn. Thurmon J C, Tranquilli W J & Benson G J (1996) Lumb & Jones's Veterinary Anaesthesia. 3rd edn. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 0683082388.