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Who should not receive Ringer’s Injection?

Ringer's solution for injection should not be given to anyone with a history of congestive heart failure, kidney problems or water retention (edema) with sodium retention. Those who have conditions that will be negatively affected by the addition of sodium, potassium, calcium or chloride should not receive Ringer's. Anyone taking diuretics, corticosteroids, corticotropin or digoxin should discuss possible interactions with Ringer's solution before use.

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