|Gastrolyte Electrolyte Hydration Sachets||Brand||New Zealand||10 Orange Flavour Sachets||OTC||$11.20||Add|
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Gastrolyte electrolyte hydration sachets assists rapid rehydration. Dehydration can be caused by vomiting, diarrhoea, colds and flu, fever and sweating from physical activity. Gastrolyte can be consumed everyday as required to maintain healthy hydration levels. It is suitable for paediatric use and during pregnancy.
WARNINGS: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than:
Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional. Contains glucose, saccharin and potassium. If you have kidney disease or are taking heart or blood pressure medicines, consult your Doctor or Pharmacist before use. Keep out of reach of children. Each sachet contains 278mg (12mmol) of sodium. Do not use if sachet is torn. Store below 25 degrees celsius in a dry place.
DOSAGE CHART: For dehydration caused by diarrhoea and vomiting
Age and average body weight In the first 6 hours Every 6 hours
Under 12 months (less than 10Kg) 200-360mL 150-210mL
1-3 years (10-14Kg) 360-500mL 300-420mL
3-6 years (14-21Kg) 500-760mL 450-630mL
6-12 years (21-40Kg) 760-1440mL 600-840mL
12 years - Adult (above 40Kg) 1440-2000mL 900-1260mL
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (1 SACHET): Glucose 3.56g; Potassium chloride 0.30g (300mg); Sodium chloride 0.47g (470mg), Sodium acid citrate 0.53g (530mg)
When made up to 200mL, the resulting solution contains: Sodium 60mmol/L, Potassium 20mmol/L, Chloride 60mmol/L, Citrate 10mmol/L, Glucose 90mmol/L