|Hydralyte Electrolyte Powder||Brand||New Zealand||10 Apple Blackcurrant Flavoured Sachets||OTC||$12.03||Add|
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Hydralyte Electrolyte Powder helps replace water and electrolytes lost due to vomiting, diarrhoea, heavy sweating, vigorous exercise and excess alcohol consumption. Signs of mild dehydration are sticky or dry mouth, increased thirst, decreased urine output, dark yellow urine, and lethargy. Dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people. 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. Suitable for use during pregnancy.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Recommended dosage for dehydration due to vomiting and diarrhoea
Age in years Take in first 6 hours (sachets) Max. sachets per day
Under 12 months 1-2 5
1-3 years 2-3 7
3-6 years 3-4 10
6-12 years 4-7 13
12-Adult 7-10 20
CAUTION: Seek medical advice if vomiting or diarrhoea persists for more than:
IF SIGNS OF DEHYDRATION PERSIST, CONSULT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredients Per Sachet:
Sodium chloride 0.53 g
Potassium Citrate 0.44 g
Anhydrous citric acid 0.88 g
Anhydrous glucose 2.91 g
In 4.9 g (average mass) of powder
This product contains other than active ingredients:
Orange Flavour sachets: Natural colour (160a), natural flavour, sucralose.
Apple Blackcurrant Flavour sachets: Natural Colour, natural and nature identical flavours, sucralose.
Store below 30 degrees celsius.