|Hydralyte Effervescent Electrolyte Tablets||Brand||New Zealand||20 Orange Flavour Tablets||OTC||$13.17||Add|
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Hydralyte helps replace water and electrolytes lost due to vomiting, diarrhoea, heavy sweating, vigorous exercise and excess alcohol consumption. Hydralyte may be taken on the first signs of fluid loss due to vomiting and diarrhoea. Hydralyte may also be taken to help manage dehydration caused by heavy sweating, vigorous exercise, excess alcohol consumption, or due to a hot or dry environment. Signs of mild dehydration are sticky or dry mouth, increased thirst, lethargy, decreased urine output, dark yellow urine. Dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.
Recommended dosage for dehydration due to vomiting & diarrhoea
Age Take in first 6 hrs (tablets) Max. per day (tablets)
<12 mths 2-4 10
1-3 yrs 4-6 14
3-6 yrs 6-8 20
6-12 yrs 8-14 26
12-Adult 12-20 40
CAUTION: Dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.
Seek medical advice if vomiting or diarrhoea persists for more than:
Contains 0.78 mg/mL potassium. If you have kidney disease or are taking heart or blood pressure medicines - consult your doctor or pharmacist before use.
Contains 1.38 mg/mL sodium. Quantity of sodium per maximum daily adult dose is 5520 mg.
INGREDIENTS: Active ingredients per tablet
Sodium chloride 87.5 mg
Potassium chloride 149mg
Sodium bicarbonate 378mg
Citric acid anhydrous 672mg
Glucose anhydrous 1.62g
This product also contains:
Orange Flavoured tablets: Sugars, natural colour, natural flavour, sucralose.
Apple Blackcurrant Flavoured tablets: Sugars, natural colour, natural and nature identical flavours.
Gluten free. Store below 30 degrees celsius.