What is potassium chloride in lactate ringers and 5% dextrose injection?

Potassium chloride in lactate ringers and 5% dextrose injection is an intravenous solution ( injected into the vein) used to provide potassium, electrolytes, calories and fluid to a person with low potassium and other conditions. Potassium and electrolytes are necessary for the proper functioning of the muscles and nerves, particularly the heart. Potassium chloride in lactated ringers and 5% dextrose injection should be administered by a medical professional in clinical setting, and electrolyte levels and heart function should be carefully monitored.

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