ACME’s Hartmann Solution is used to treat hypovolemia caused by surgery, hemorrhage and trauma. Excessive sweating, severe diarrhoea or vomiting, excess loss of fluid by nephrotic kidneys, inadequate intake of fluid and electrolytes etc. that may lead to typical hypovolemic shock may be corrected with ACME’s Hartmann Solution. Severe plasma loss caused by intestinal obstruction, burns or other denuding conditions of the skin may be treated with ACME’s Hartmann Solution. ACME’s Hartmann Solution is mainly used as a fluid and electrolyte replenisher.
Dosage and Administration
The volume and rate of infusion will depend upon the requirements of the patients and the judgement of the physician. The recommended flow rate is up to 100-drops/minute/70 kg body weight.
Each 100ml of ACME’s Hartmann Solution contains Sodium Chloride BP 0.6 g, Potassium Chloride BP 0.04 g, Calcium Chloride BP 0.027 g and Sodium Lactate 50% solution USP equivalent to 0.32 g of Sodium Lactate. The solution contains per litre Sodium 131 mmol, Potassium 5 mmol, Calcium 2 mmol, Bicarbonate (as lactate) 29 mmol, and Chloride 111 mmol.