Hydralyte 5mg Orange 10 Sachets
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 due to the loss of fluids through heavy sweating. This can be caused by a hot or dry environment, fever or strenuous exercise.
Hydralyte helps to restore fluid lost as a result of the diuretic effect of alcohol and is best taken before you go to bed.
Anhydrous Citric acid
This product also contains: Orange colour (110), natural flavour and nature identical flavours, sucralose
Age in years Electrolyte powder dosage
Under 12 months 100 mL every 90 mins
1-3 years 100 mL every 90 mins
3-6 years 100 mL every 60 mins
7-12 years 100 mL every 30 mins
Over 12 years 200 mL every 30 mins
Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than:
- 6 hours in infants under 6 months
- 12 hours in children under 3 years
- 24 hours in children aged 3-6 years
- 48 hours for adults and children aged over 6 years
Store below 30°C
0.86 mg/mL potassium
1.03 mg/mL sodium
Be aware that dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.