D5%NS full form

Meaning : Dextrose 5 % in normal saline

Category : Medical
Sub Category : Fluids  
Type : Initialism

What does D5%NS mean or stand for ?

Dextrose 5% in normal saline is an IV – or intravenous drip that is administered to patients when they are admitted to a hospital or nursing home.It is used as a base for the drip and other medications can be added into it by a syringe.