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Rehidrat Electrolyte Mixture Orange 6 Sachets

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Original price R 89.95
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What are Rehidrat Electrolyte Mixture Orange Sachets?

Supports optimal hydration in the body and replaces lost electrolytes. This makes it perfect for treating dehydration.

How to use:

  • Dissolve the contents of one sachet in 250 ml of freshly boiled and cooled water prepared daily
  • Discard unused solution after 24 hours 

Maintenance of adequate hydration:

  • Replacement after each bowel action:
  • Infants up to 1 year: 100 - 200 ml (1/2 - 1 cup)
  • Children 1 - 5 years: 200 ml (1 cup)
  • Older children and adults: enough to replace the fluid lost and quench thirst

In patients unable to take usual feeds/meals: 

  • Infants up to one year: 120 ml/kg/day
  • Age 1 - 2 years: 100 ml/kg/day
  • Age 2 - 4 years: 85 ml/kg/day
  • Age 4 - 10 years: 70 ml/kg/day
  • Age over 10 years and adults: 2 - 3 litres/day  

Treatment of mild to moderate dehydration:

  • 50 - 100 ml/kg/body mass over the first 6 hours followed by maintenance therapy
  • If further fluid loss continues, refer to maintenance therapy
  • If severe diarrhoea continues for 12 hours, and for severe dehydration, consult your healthcare professional immediately

Ingredients: Each sachet contains:

  • Sodium Chloride 0.44 g
  • Potassium Chloride 0.38 g
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 0.42 g
  • Glucose 4.12 g, Sucrose 8.10 g

Precautions, Contra-indications and Side Effects:

If severe diarrhoea continues for 12 hours, and for severe dehydration, consult your healthcare professional immediately.