Pedialyte is an oral electrolyte solution produced by Abbott Laboratories and has been put on the market for children. It was invented by Dr. Gary Cohen of Swampscott, Massachusetts. Pedialyte is designed to promote rehydration and electrolyte replacement in ill children. It "meets the requirements of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition to help prevent dehydration in infants and children."
Water, Dextrose, Less than 2% of: Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, Salt, Sodium Citrate, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium, Zinc Gluconate, Yellow 6
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Who can use the Pedialyte?
When your body has an electrolyte imbalance, it is not absorbing fluids as it should. Unlike leading sports drinks, our optimal balance of sugar and sodium is designed to help you replenish your fluid and electrolytes more efficiently. Additionally, it contains zinc which supports the immune system.
Many people ask, "Is Pedialyte also for adults?" The answer is yes! ”Pedialyte uses include helping adults and children stay hydrated during stomach flu to helping athletes stay hydrated after a hard workout.
With a variety of flavors and forms to choose from, we help people of all ages recover after many moments of dehydration!
This product is used to replace fluids and minerals (such as sodium, potassium) lost through diarrhea and vomiting. It helps to prevent or treat too much water loss in your body (dehydration). Having the right amount of fluid and minerals is important for the normal functioning of the body.
How to use Pedialyte oral solution
Take this product by mouth as directed by your doctor or follow all directions on the product packaging. If you have any questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Some brands of liquid form need to be mixed before use and others should not be mixed. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about a specific brand. If the liquid form is a suspension, shake the bottle well before each dose.
If you are using a powdered form, mix the contents of the package with water according to the instructions on the product package. Stir until completely dissolved.
Do not heat this product unless it says on the product package that it can be done.
The dosage depends on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Do not drink fruit juices or eat salt-infused foods while taking this product, unless directed by your doctor.
Tell your doctor if your condition worsens, if it lasts more than 24 hours, or if you also have severe stomach / abdominal pain, blood in stools / vomiting, fever or symptoms of dehydration (such as dizziness, decreased urination, severe thirst, very dry mouth, seizures). If you think you may have a serious health problem, seek medical attention immediately.