Active Ingredient(s): Hetastarch + Dextrose + Electrolytes
Category: Intravenous (IV) Therapy

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An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in a polar solvent, such as water. The dissolved electrolyte separates into cations and anions, which disperse uniformly through the solvent. Electrically, such a solution is neutral. If an electric potential is applied to such a solution, the cations of the solution are drawn to the electrode that has an abundance of electrons, while the anions are drawn to the electrode that has a deficit of elect...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hetastarch + Dextrose + Electrolytes
  • Injection: 6%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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  • 0409-1555 Hextend 6 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.

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