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Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets 6s

SKU : OTCGALP66|PIP-Code : 3943958|EAN : 5017353506184
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Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets contain a combination of salts and sugars designed to help replace fluids and salts lost through diarrhoea.
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Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets

Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets contain a combination of salts and sugars designed to help replace fluids and salts lost through diarrhoea to treat and prevent dehydration. They are blackcurrant flavoured.

Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets are suitable for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Mix the contents of 1 sachet with 200 ml (7 fluid ounces) of fresh drinking water and drink immediately. When fresh drinking water is not available, freshly boiled and cooled water should be used. For infants under 1 year, use freshly boiled and cooled water only.
  • Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: 1 or 2 sachets after each loose motion, as required.
  • Children 1 to 12 years: 1 sachet after each loose motion.
  • Infants under 1 year: Not to be given unless instructed by your doctor. In such cases, it is usual to give 1 to 1½ times the usual 24 hour feed volume of the infant. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you are not sure how much to give.
The medicine should be used within 1 hour, but if refrigerated, can be kept for up to 24 hours.

During the first 24 hours of illness, this treatment should replace normal feeds in bottle fed babies, gradually resuming normal feeds as the baby gets better. In breast fed babies, firstly give the amount of this medicine recommended and then breast feed until satisfied.
  • Active Ingredients: Dextrose monohydrate 3.58g, sodium chloride 470mg, potassium chloride 300mg, sodium citrate dihydrate 390mg and citric acid anhydrous 128mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Colloidal anhydrous silica, blackcurrant flavour and aspartame (E951).

Dissolved in
200ml water
Glucose90 mmol/L
Sodium60 mmol/L
Potassium20 mmol/L
Chloride60 mmol/L
Citrate10 mmol/L
  • Each sachet contains 276 mg of sodium. To be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
  • Each sachet contains 157 mg of potassium. To be taken into consideration by patients with reduced kidney function or patients on a controlled potassium diet.
  • Each sachet contains 3.58 g of glucose (sugar). If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes.
  • Contains aspartame (E951), a source of phenylalanine. May be harmful for people with phenylketonuria.
  • Children under 1 year of age should not be given this medicine unless advised to do so by a doctor. If a young child (particularly one under 6 months of age) has diarrhoea and/or vomiting advice should be sought from a pharmacist, doctor or other health care professional. If the diarrhoea and/or vomiting is severe the child should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible.
Do not take Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets if you:
  • Are allergic to dextrose monohydrate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium citrate dihydrate, citric acid anhydrous or any of the other ingredients.
  • Have a bowel that is partially or fully blocked (called 'intestinal obstruction').
  • Are severely dehydrated.
  • Suffer with phenylketonuria, a rare inherited, metabolic disorder.
Please see your doctor or pharmacist before taking Galpharm Lost Fluid Replacement Sachets if you:
  • Suffer from liver or kidney disease, including difficulty with passing water (urinating).
  • Are unable to drink or retain fluids.
  • Have diabetes.
  • Have an intolerance to some sugars.
  • Are on a low potassium or low sodium diet.
  • Have symptoms that persist for more than 24-48 hours as other treatment may be needed. Severe and persistent diarrhoea and/or vomiting should be treated under medical supervision.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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