Single sachet. Rehidrat Oral Electrolyte Mixture Blackcurrant 14g is an effective dehydration treatment that conveniently mixes with water to make a refreshing drink. Specially formulated to help replace lost electrolytes and contains no artificial sweeteners, colourants or preservatives.
Directions for use: dissolve the contents of one sachet in 250 ml of freshly boiled and cooled water prepared daily. Discard unused solution after 24 hours.Maintenance of adequate hydration:Replacement after each bowel action:Infants up to 1 year:100 - 200ml (1/2 - 1 cup).Children 1 - 5 years:200 ml (1 cup).Older children and adults:Enough to replace the fluid lost and quench thirst.In patients unable to take usual feeds/meals:Infants up to one year:120 ml/kg/day.Age 1 - 2 years:100ml/kg/day.Age 2 - 4 years:85ml/kg/day.Age 4 - 10 years:70ml/kg/day.Age over 10 years and adults:2 - 3 litres/day.Treatment of mild to moderate dehydration:50 - 100ml/kg/body mass over the first 6 hours followed by maintenance therapy. If further fluid loss continues; refer to maintenance therapy.
Ingredients: Each 14g sachet of powder contains:Sodium chloride 0.44g.Potassium chloride 0.38g.Sodium bicarbonate 0.42g.Glucose 4.12g.Sucrose 8.10g.