Rehidrat Vanilla Oral Electrolyte Mixture 6 Sachets 84g contain a glucose-electrolyte mixture which, when mixed with water replenishes electrolytes and fluids. These sachets prevent and treat dehydration and electrolyte depletion associated with diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis.
Prevention and treatment of dehydration and electrolyte depletion associated with diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis.
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. For further information refer to enclosed package insert.