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Oral rehydration therapy containing a balanced mixture of glucose, glycine and electrolytes for treatment of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.
Glucose and glycine are actively absorbed by the intestinal tract causing water and sodium to be absorbed simultaneously with these nutrients, ensuring a high degree of rehydration in scouring and dehydrated dogs, cats and young farm animals.
- Glycine 6.18 g
- Citric acid 0.48 g
- Potassium phosphate monobasic 4.08 g
- Potassium citrate 0.12 g
- Sodium chloride 8.58 g
- Glucose 44.61 g
Diarrhoea and dehydration in dogs, cats, lambs, foals, piglets and calves due to nutritional, bacterial or viral causes; stress from travel or surgery; convalescence.
Add the contents of section A and section B to 2 L of warm water. Stir until dissolved. Feed the quantity prescribed; refrigerate the remainder for next use. Prepare fresh solution daily. Sections A and B must be used together. To prepare 500 mL of solution, 1 level 5 mL medicine spoonful of powder from section A to 3 heaped spoonfuls of powder from section B; stir until dissolved.
Dogs, cats: Make available the solution following specific treatment for the condition indicated. The following doses are recommended; give two to three times daily. Miniature dogs, cats: 125 mL. Small dogs: 250 mL. Medium dogs: 500 mL. Large dogs: 750 mL. Approximately 75% of dogs find Lectade palatable and will drink the solution voluntarily. Palatability for cats is variable. Lectade® may also be administered orally via dosing syringe. Continue treatment for one to two days after the animal appears clinically recovered and is feeding normally.