Lectade® Sachets

Lectade® Sachets

Oral Rehydration Therapy

An oral rehydration therapy containing a balanced mixture of glucose, glycine and electrolytes for the treatment of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.

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Technical Information

Glucose and glycine are actively absorbed by the intestinal tract causing water and sodium to be absorbed simultaneously with these nutrients, ensuring a high degree of rehydration in scouring and dehydrated dogs, cats and young farm animals.

Active Constituent(s)

  • 44.61 g Glucose
  • 8.58 g Sodium chloride
  • 6.18 g Glycine
  • 4.08 g Potassium phosphate monobasic
  • 0.48 g Citric acid monohydrate
  • 0.12 g Potassium citrate


A non-antibiotic supportive treatment for scours and dehydration, whether due to nutritional, bacterial, or viral causes for dogs, cats, calves, pigs, lambs and foals.

A suitable first feed for bought-in or stressed calves and pigs.


Directions for Use

Add the contents of Section A and Section B of one Lectade sachet to 2 litres of warm water. Stir until dissolved. Feed the appropriate quantity of Lectade and store remainder in a cool place until next treatment is required. Prepare fresh Lectade solution daily.

Section A and B must always be used together when preparing Lectade solution.

500 mL of Lectade solution can be made up using a 5 mL medicine spoon, by adding 1 level spoonful of powder from Section A and 3 heaped spoonfuls of powder from Section B to 500 mL of warm water. Stir until dissolved.

General note: Where specific disease control (e.g. antibiotic therapy) is indicated, this can be administered in conjunction with Lectade.

See Technical Note for more details on dosing individual species.

Withholding Period(s)

Zero (0) days.

Trade Advice (ESI)

Export Slaughter Interval (ESI): Zero (0) days.

Product Codes

Size Code
Carton of 12 sachets 500940