Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Oral rehydration products

Synonym(s): Pedigree Electrolyte Instant Fluid: Lectade

Introduction

Name

  • Oral rehydration products.

Class of drug

  • Oral rehydration agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • To treat dehydration and electrolyte loss.
  • Symptomatic treatment for severe diarrhea.
  • An aid in post-operative care where rehydration is required to aid recovery.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Mandell D C et al (1998)Fluid therapy in shock.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract28(3), 623-644.
  • Rudolff E et al (1998)Fluid therapy - crystalloids and colloids.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract28(2), 297-328.
  • Wolfsheimer K J (1989)Fluid therapy in the critically ill patient.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract19(2), 361-378.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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