IV Fluid storage, distribution and administration


Intravenous news: Pharmabiz report “Aiming to ensure maximum precaution in the use and handling of IV Fluids to avoid any  adverse reactions in the country, the union health ministry has issued Guidelines on IV Fluids storage, distribution and administration.

Intravenous Fluids are liable to microbial growth, contamination of particulate matter leading to adverse drug reaction. LVPs are marketed in various primary packaging materials which needs careful handling to prevent damage from cracks which leads to contamination of fluids meant for IV administration. It is in this context, the ministry has decided to issue the guideline which will ensure maximum precautions during temporary storage, transportation and handling.”

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