Dioralyte - Fast and Effective Supplement Treatment for Reducing Dehydration and Replacing Electrolytes (mineral salts) of Lost Body Water and Salts- Blackcurrant Flavour - 6 Sachets
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Dioralyte sachets contain rehydration salts consisting of sugars and salts (glucose, sodium chloride, potassium chloride and disodium hydrogen citrate). Dioralyte sachets are used to replace body fluids lost as a result of acute diarrhoea.
If refrigerated the solution may be stored for up to 24 hours, otherwise any solution remaining one hour after reconstitution should be discarded. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist Adults (including elderly) - One or two sachets after every loose motion (each sachet dissolved in 200mls of water).The doctor will calculate how much to give your baby, depending on how much they weigh. This is usually about one to one and a half times the amount of fluid your baby normally has in 24 hours
The amount depends on how much the baby weighs. The usual dose is 150-200 ml of the drink for each kg of the baby’s weight, each day. This can be given over 24 hours Infants aged 1-2 years: (150 ml/kg) One to one and a half times the usual feed volume. If the illness is not improving within 24-36 hours consult your doctor.
Children over 1 year: One sachet after each loose stool, you can take up to 5 sachets each day, for up to 3 to 4 days. Depending on the age and weight of your child, a reduced dose of Dioralyte or Dioralyte Relief should be given. If you are suffering from intestinal obstruction, diabetes, kidney or liver failure, or are on a low potassium or sodium diet, ask your doctor or pharmacist before using Dioralyte.
Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist. Dioralyte should be reconstituted with water and to the volume stated. A lesser or greater dilution may result in electrolyte imbalance. When vomiting is present with the diarrhoea, it is recommended that small amounts be taken frequently.