Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant 6 sachetsBy Dioralyte
Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant 6 sachetsDioralyte Relief is used for fast and effective replacement of lost water and body salts. Dioralyte is used for the replacement of essential body water and salts in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in infants, children and adults. During diarrhoea the body loses water and salts and Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant replaces these whilst at the same time helping watery stools return to normal more rapidly.Correction of fluid and electrolyte loss in infants aged 3 months upwards, children and adults. Early use is important to avoid dehydration, particularly in the young and elderly.
Dissolve contents of one Dioralyte Relief sachet in 200ml (approx. 7 fl oz) of drinking water. Use fresh drinking water for adults and children. For infants, and where drinking water in unavailable, the water should be freshly boiled then cooled. The solution should be made up immediately before use. Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant when made up in water is a milky coloured liquid. Instructions on how to make up the powder are printed on each sachet and on the enclosed leaflet. If refrigerated the solution may be stored for up to 24 hours, otherwise any solution remaining one hour after reconstitution should be discarded. Dioralyte Relief should only be reconstituted with water and to the volume stated. A lesser or greater dilution may result in electrolyte imbalance.
Follow dosage instructions unless prescribed otherwise by your doctor.
Adults (including elderly): One to fivesachets after every loose motion (each sachet dissolved in 200mls of water).
Children: One sachet after every loose motion.
Infants up to the age of 2: One to one and a half times the normal 24 hour feed volume using Dioralyte solution prepared as directed above. If the illness is not improving within 24-48 hours consult your doctor. When vomiting is present with the diarrhoea, it is recommended that small amounts be taken frequently.
Each Sachet contains Pre-Cooked Rice Powder 6g, Sodium Citrate 580mg, Sodium Chloride 350mg and Potassium Chloride 300mg. Also contains Aspartame, Hypromellose, Blackcurrant Flavour and Ethanol
If you are suffering from intestinal obstruction, diabetes, kidney or liver failure, or are on a low potassium or sodium diet, ask your doctor or pharmacist before using Dioralyte.
Infants under the age of 2 years with diarrhoea should be seen by a physician as soon as possible.
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