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What is Plasma-Lyte 56 and Dextrose?

Plasma-Lyte 56 and Dextrose is a solution that provides you with fluids, electrolytes and calories when you need them. It is given to you through your veins, by an IV, into your blood. It must be prescribed to you by a doctor and cannot be bought over-the-counter.

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