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Old July 1st, 2010, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by sugarcatmom View Post
Instead of having the vet inject the vitamin B directly into the bag, a better idea is to get your own vial and inject each dose yourself into the administration port on the IV line. That way you can keep the vitamins fresher (they degrade when exposed to light - so store the vial in a dark place).
Not all of the IV lines have an injection port, so you would need to make sure you get the ones that do. The Braun/McGaw ones I was using did not, but they have another one that does. Also depends on where you are getting your supplies from & if they can get the ones with the port.
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