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Parenteral fluids comparison table

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Parenteral fluids comparison table

Fluid Na+ mEq/l K+ mEq/l Ca2+ mg/dl Cl- mEq/l HCO3- mEq/l Dextrose mg/dl Osmolarity mosm/l
*Bicarbonate is present as lactate
0.9% NaCl 154     154     310
0.45% NaCl 77     77     155
15% KCl   2000   2000     4000
0.3% KCl + 5% Dextrose   40   40   5,000 333
Ringers injection 147 4 8 155     310
Compound Sodium Lactate 131 5 8 111 29*   275
5% Dextrose           5,000 253
10%Dextrose           10,000 505
50% Dextrose           50,000 2525
0.9% NaCl+ 5.5% Dextrose 154     154   5,000 560
0.18% NaCl + 4% Dextrose 31     31   4,000 164
1.26% NaHCO3- 150       150   300
8.4% NaHCO3- 1000       1000   2000

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