Normosol R Rx
Starting At $9.99

Normosol R Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Normosol R Solution for Cats and Dogs?

  • Prescription Normosol R is a sterile, injectable solution administered subcutaneously (under the skin) in dogs and cats to replace body fluid and electrolytes.
  • This sterile fluid contains certain elements that will help rehydrate your cat or dogs and restore her electrolyte balance.

Why do cats and dogs use Normosol R?

  • Normosol R is commonly used to treat dehydration and in the treatment of kidney disease to help maintain kidney function.
  • Normosol R Solution, a sterile fluid contained in a bag, is useful for rehydration and electrolyte balancing.

What else should I know about Normosol R?

  • Normosol R comes in two different acidities: pH 6.6 or pH 7.4. The pH of blood is approximately 7.4. Consult your veterinarian about which pH is best for your cat or dog.
  • Needles and IV sets are required for administration.
  • Looking for Terumo needles or Monoject needles? These needles slip or Luer lock onto the IV sets.
  • Looking for IV sets? Either IV set will work with any fluid bags sold at VetRxDirect.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Normosol R?

  • There may be some fluid accumulation. This should go away before the next time fluids are to be administered.
  • Contact your veterinarian if you see signs of infection at the injection site or if your dog or cat develops a cough.

How do you use Normosol R?

  • Your veterinarian will teach you how to administer the fluids. Follow your veterinarian's directions for use.
  • Contact your local waste management or check SafeNeedleDisposal.org on how to dispose of the needles properly.
  • Fluid bags and IV sets can be disposed of in the regular trash.

What is in Normosol R?

  • Normosol R Solution contains water and salts or electrolytes such as sodium chloride, potassium chloride, and magnesium chloride.
  • These salts are normally found in the blood.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Vetivex Veterinary pHyLyte is a brand name. If you order Vetivex, you will receive the exact brand that you request.
  • Other Normosol R bags are sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Normosol R?

  • Dogs and cats may use Normosol R for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.