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Common crystalloid intravenous fluids

Salt content Na (mEq/L)
Normal saline 0.9% 154
D5 1/2 normal (D5 half-normal) 0.45% 75
D5 1/3 normal (D5 third-normal) 0.33% 50
D5 1/5 normal(D5 fifth-normal) 0.18% 30
Ringer's Lactate (see "More info" below


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