Daily OTC Pearl: Pedialyte

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Pedialyte replaces fluids, electrolytes, and minerals lost from diarrhea and vomiting.

OTC/Lifestyle Pearl of the Day: Pedialyte

Indication: Pedialyte replaces fluids, electrolytes, and minerals lost from diarrhea and vomiting.

Insight:

  • Quickly replaces fluid and electrolytes to replenish zinc lost during diarrhea.
  • Pedialyte Electrolyte Solution is produced to help prevent dehydration in both kids and adults.
  • To maintain proper hydration, 1-2 liters of Pedialyte may be needed per day.
  • For infants under 1 year of age consult a physician.
  • For children 1 year and older and adults, begin with small frequent sips every 15 minutes, increasing serving size as tolerated. Continue for as long as diarrhea is present.
  • To maintain proper hydration, 1-2 liters (32 to 64 fl oz) per day of Pedialyte Advanced Care may be needed per day.
  • Ingredients: Water, dextrose, and less than 2% of potassium citrate, salt, sodium citrate, citric acid, and zinc gluconate.

Source:

Pedialyte Electrolyte Solution Unflavored | Walgreens

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