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Hydralyte Electrolyte Effervescent Orange 20 Tablets

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What is Hydralyte

Hydralyte is an Oral Rehydration Solution, scientifically formulated to replace water and electrolytes lost due to vomiting, diarrhoea, heavy sweating, vigorous exercise and excess alcohol consumption.

 

When to start taking Hydralyte

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.

 

Signs of Dehydration

Common signs of dehydration include:

Sticky or dry mouth, increased thirst, decreased or dark yellow urine, lethargy, fatigue, dizziness and headache.

 

Further symptoms of dehydration may include:

Lack of concentration, irritability, sunken fontanelle (soft spot on babies heads), dry nappies and sunken eyes.

 

Who is most at risk of dehydration?

Dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies, children under 5 years old and the elderly

 

Warnings

 

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 in a cool dry place below 30oC

 

 

Be aware that dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.

 

Warning use only as directed

Contains 0.78 mg/mL potassium. If you have kidney disease or are taking heart or blood pressure medicines - consult your doctor before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

Contains 1.38 mg/mL sodium. Quantity of sodium per maximum adult daily dose is 5520 mg.

Contains sugars

 

Do not use if cap seal is broken. Replace cap tightly after use. Refer to base of tube for batch # and expiry date.

 

Ingredients

 

Sodium chloride

Potassium chloride

Sodium bicarbonate

Citric acid anhydrous

Glucose anhydrous

 

Product also contains

Nature identical colour (160a), natural flavour, sucralose.

Directions

 

Remove two tablets from the tube and replace the cap tightly. Dissolve in 200 mL drinking water (2-3 minutes). For babies under 6 months use freshly boiled and cooled water.

Sip slowly and frequently while symptoms persist. Discard unused solution after 2 hours or 24 hours if refrigerated.

Avoid mixing Hydralyte with soft drink, cordial of fruit juice as these interfere with the dehydration process.

Always dissolve in water. Never place tablet directly into mouth.

Recommended Dose

Take in the first 6 hours

Under 12 months: 200-400 mL

1–3 years: 400-600 mL

3–6 years: 600-900 mL

6–12 years: 900-1500 mL

Over 12: 1200-2000 mL


 

Recommended retail $15.99

Our Price $10.99

If you are taking prescription medications please call us to ensure this product is right for you


 


 

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