What is Ringer’s Injection?

Ringer's solution for injection is a sterile, pyrogen-free mixture of potassium chloride, calcium chloride and sodium chloride dissolved in water. Ringer's injection is administered to increase electrolytes in the body to help you become or stay properly hydrated. Ringer's solution for injection is administered intravenously under a doctor's care.
Sterile means that there are no living organisms that could cause infection; pyrogen-free means that there are no non-living particles, like toxins, that could cause fever.

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