Lectade®Liquid Concentrate

Lectade®Liquid Concentrate

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)

  • 278.75 g/L Glucose
  • 53.44 g/L Sodium chloride
  • 38.56 g/L Glycine
  • 25.53 g/L Potassium phosphate monobasic
  • 3.28 g/L Citric acid monohydrate
  • 0.75 g/L Potassium citrate


An oral, non-antibiotic supportive treatment:

  • For diarrhoeic, dehydrated and convalescent dogs and cats, including those suffering debilitating viral disease such as canine parvovirus or feline panleucopaenia
  • To replace lost fluids and electrolytes in scouring or dehydrated calves, pigs, lambs and foals

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

An aid in the treatment of pregnancy toxaemia in ewes.


Directions for Use
Lectade Liquid Concentrate is intended for oral administration after dilution with 11.5 times its own volume of water. (See Dilution Table). It is an oral rehydration therapy for dogs and cats and an oral rehydration fluid for the treatment of scours in calves, pigs, lambs and foals. It may also be given undiluted to ewes as an aid in the treatment of pregnancy toxaemia.

The table below gives directions for the preparation of commonly required dose volumes.

Measure the required volume of ‘Lectade Liquid Concentrate (1 cap = 10 mL) into the mixing vessel and make up to volume required with clean, fresh drinking water. Replace cap firmly after use.

Dilution Table:

Volume Lectade Concentration Add water to make
10 mL 125 mL
20 mL 250 mL
40 mL 500 mL
60 mL 750 mL
80 mL 1 L
160 mL 2 L

250 mL pack makes a total of 3.125 L

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
250 mL 500945