Gastrolyte is an oral rehydration
therapy for the treatment of dehydration due to acute watery
diarrhoea and/or vomiting
- Fill plastic measure to the line (200mL) with fresh, cold
drinking water. For infants use freshly boiled and cooled
- Empty contents of one Gastrolyte sachet into water in measure.
Stir well before drinking. Gastrolyte solution should be drunk
freshly and frequently while diarrhoea lasts.
When made up, solution contains:
- Glucose 90mmol/L
- Sodium 60mmol/L
- Potassium 20mmol/L
- Chloride 60mmol/L
- Citrate 10mmol/L
To treat and prevent Dehydration due to Diarrhoea and Traveller's
Gastroenteritis in all age groups. One sachet should be mixed in
200ml of fresh drinking water. In the case of infants the water
should be boiled and cooled. For toddlers and older children,
Gastrolyte may be given freely until their thirst is satisfied.
Adults should drink 200ml after each loose bowel action
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Medicines have benefits and some have risks. Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your health professional.
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