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Drug Name:Lactated Ringers
Manufacturer:Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Other Info:

Tear overwrap down side at slit and remove solution container.

Some opacity of the plastic due to moisture absorption during the sterilization process may be observed.

This is normal and does not affect the solution quality or safety.

The opacity will diminish gradually.

Check for minute leaks by squeezing bag firmly.

If leaks are found, discard solution as sterility may be impaired.Use Aseptic Technique.Suspend container using hanger hole.Remove protector from outlet port.Attach irrigation set.

Refer to complete directions accompanying set.Baxter Healthcare CorporationDeerfield, IL 60015 USAPrinted in USA07-19-44-612Baxter, ARTHROMATIC and PL 146 are trademarks of Baxter International Inc.



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Indications and Usage
Lactated Ringer’s Irrigation is indicated for use as an arthroscopic irrigating fluid with endoscopic instruments during arthroscopic procedures requiring distension and irrigation of the knee, shoulder, elbow, or other bone joints.
Pathological Dilatation -- The condition of an anatomical structure's being dilated beyond normal dimensions.

Contraindications
None known.
Warnings

Not for injection.Because fluids used to irrigate joints may be absorbed into the general circulation, solutions containing sodium ion should be used with great care in patients with congestive heart failure, severe renal insufficiency, and in clinical states in which there exists edema with sodium retention.The contents of an opened container should be used promptly to minimize the possibility of bacterial growth or pyrogen formation.

Discard the unused portion of irrigating solution since no antimicrobial agent has been added.

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