Sodium Chloride 0.9% Solution Rx
1000mL (1L) Bag
$10.99

Sodium Chloride 0.9% Solution Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What is Sodium Chloride 0.9% Solution for Cats and Dogs?

  • Prescription Sodium Chloride Solution, also known as Saline or Normal Saline, is a solution of water, sodium, and chloride used for subcutaneous fluid therapy of dogs and cats at home.
  • This sterile fluid contains certain elements that will help rehydrate your cat or dogs and restore her electrolyte balance.
  • Sodium Chloride is sold in different concentrations. These fluids have a 0.9% concentration of sodium chloride.

Why do cats and dogs use Sodium Chloride Solution?

  • If your pet has been diagnosed with kidney disease, diarrhea, dehydration, electrolyte abnormalities, or another disease that causes fluid loss, your veterinarian may prescribe subcutaneous fluid injections at home.
  • Sodium Chloride is a sterile fluid contained in a bag that is often prescribed for rehydration and electrolyte balancing.
  • Fluid therapy may also be used in pets that are vomiting or have a reduction in oral fluid intake.

What else should I know about Sodium Chloride Solution?

  • Sterile fluid has a variety of beneficial effects.
  • 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 Sodium Chloride Solution?

  • 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 Sodium Chloride Solution?

  • 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 Sodium Chloride Solution?

  • Sodium Chloride Solution contains water and salts or electrolytes such as sodium and chloride.
  • These salts are normally found in the blood.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Sodium Chloride Solution is 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 Sodium Chloride Solution?

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