Hydralyte Electrolyte Effervescent Apple Blackcurrant Tablets 20 AUST-L 181228
Hydralyte Apple Blackcurrant Flavoured Effervescent Electrolyte Tablets
Each tube contains 20 tablets (10 doses)
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
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 30?C
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.
Do not use if cap seal is broken. Replace cap tightly after use. Refer to base of tube for batch # and expiry date.
Citric acid anhydrous
Product also contains
Natural grape colour (163), natural flavour, sucralose
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.
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