OTC Pediatric Electrolyte 1 L

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A balanced solution to restores essential fluids/body water, electrolytes and minerals lost through diarrhea, vomiting, heavy sweating which can be caused by fever, hot or dry environment, strenuous/vigorous or prolonged exercise in children.

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DIN: 02219883

  • Ready to use oral rehydration and maintenance solution, great for all ages.
  • A balanced formula to restore essential fluids, electrolytes and minerals lost through diarrhea, vomiting or heavy sweating, which can be caused by fever, hot or dry environment, vigorous or prolonged exercise.
  • Helps prevent dehydration more effectively than sports drinks, juice, soft drinks or water.

Medicinal Ingredients (per litre or 4 cups):

Sodium (45 mEq); Chloride (35 mEq); Citrate (30 mEq); Potassium (20 mEq); Dextrose (25 g) Sources of Medicinal Ingredients: Dextrose, potassium citrate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate. Energy: 420 KJ (100 Cal) per L.

Non-medicinal Ingredients: Purified Water, Citric Acid.

Children should be given small, frequent and slowly administered amounts of Pediatric Electrolyte. The dosage depends on body weight. Children under 2 years old: Use only on the advice of a physician.

Children 2 to 11 years old: At the first sign of diarrhea, vomiting and/0r heavy sweating, give 50–100 mL per kg (2.2 lbs) of body weight over the first 3 to 4 hours. While diarrhea, vomiting and/or heavy sweating continues, give 120 mL for every additional diarrhea or vomiting episode. Maximum 1 L per hour. Adolescents 12 years and over: At the first sign of diarrhea, vomiting and/or heavy sweating, give 50–100 mL per kg (2.2 lbs) of body weight over the first 4 to 6 hours. While diarrhea, vomiting and/or heavy sweating continues, give 200 mL for every additional diarrhea, vomiting or heavy sweating episode. Maximum 1 L per hour.

Ready to use, do not dilute.
Best when served cold. Refrigerate after opening and use within 48 hours.
Do not re-use the container.