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How is hydroxyethyl starch in sodium chloride available?

Hydroxyethyl starch in sodium chloride is available only as an intravenous (IV) infusion, which you receive through a needle in one of your veins. This solution is used to treat or prevent a decrease in blood plasma volume, usually during or after surgery. Your dose depends on how much blood you've lost. If you have any questions about the use of hydroxyethyl starch in sodium chloride, talk to your doctor.

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