FLUID & ELECTROLYTE THERAPY
Electrolytes with special vehicle Dextrose 5%
PENTALYTE - M
PENTALYTE - P
Pentalyte - M Maintenance Solution with 5% Dextrose is given on the basis of daily water requirements. About 1300ml per squre meter of body surface per 24hr. supplies the minimal maintenance requirements of water and electrolytes. Dose can safely be increased to 3000ml. per squre meter in case of abnormal maintenance needs.
Pentalyte-P Paediatric Maintenance Solution is also administered on the basis of daily water requirements. Dosage is 1300ml to 3000ml per day squre meter surface area.
PENTALYTE - G
PENTALYTE - E
Pentalyte - G Gastric Replacement Solution is given on the loss of gastric juice by suction or vomiting on volume to volume basis. About 500 to 2000 ml. may be required.
Pentalyte - E Extracellular Replacement Solution is given as per losses to be replaced. 1000 ml. to 2000 ml. may be required daily.