Intravenous fluids are fluids which are intended to be administered to a patient intravenously, directly through the circulatory system. These fluids must be sterile to protect patients from injury, and there are a number of different types available for use. Many companies manufacture packaged intravenous fluids, as well as products which can be mixed with sterile water to prepare a solution for intravenous administration.
I.V. fluids or Intravenous fluids are life saving drugs, which are widely used in surgery, pediatrics, urology, obstetrics and gynecology. They are given mostly to patients suffering from dehydration, diarrhoea, vomiting, gastroenteritis and excessive perspiration.
The growth of the global intravenous solutions market is driven by several factors. The increasing incidence of gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, and cancer is one of the major factors that are expected to increase the rate of adoption of intravenous solutions among consumers. Thus, due to demand it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian Major Players are as under
· AxaParenterals Ltd.
· D.J. Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
· Baxter International Inc.
· Amanta Healthcare
· Aishwarya Healthcare