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Enteral Fluid Therapy

Enteral fluid therapy of a balanced electrolyte solution may be useful and good alternative to IV fluid therapy in horses with large colon impactions, dorsal displacement and diarrhea.

The EQUIVET Enteral Fluid Therapy Starter Kit makes it very easy to get started. Every needed component is included in the kit. The balanced electrolyte solution is administrated with 5 l/h through a modified EQUIVET Stomach Tube (9 x 2600mm).

The stomach tube is kept in place with and EQUIVET muzzle (3 sizes) together with two Velcro straps. The stomach tube is connected to a modified EQUIVET Large Bore IV Administration set which again connects to two collapsible Infusor Combi-set Bottles (5 l).

One pouch with the right balanced electrolyte powder for a 5 l solution is added to the Combi-set bottle and then dissolved in 5 l tapped water.

The starter kit contains:
1 x modified EQUIVET Stomach Tube (9 x 2600mm)
3 x EQUIVET muzzle in 3 sizes
2 x Velcro straps
1 x modified EQUIVET Large Bore IV Administration set
2 x Infusor Combi-set bottles 5 l
1 x EQUIVET Electrolyte for Enteral Fluid (box of 36 pouches)
Cat. No 230695

EQUIVET Electrolyte for Enteral Fluid (Box of 36 pouches)
Each pouch contains the following ingredients:
26.35 g of NaCl g
1.85 g of KCl h
18.9 g of NaHCO3
Cat. No 230696


Instructions are shown in this video: