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Dioralyte Citrus 20

Product code: 0907790
  • Pharmacy Only Medicine
£9.85
(incl VAT)
Dioralyte replaces body fluids and salts lost during illness. Dioralyte is recommended for the correction of water and salt loss in infants, children and adults and the treatment of watery diarrhoea of various causes. Early use is important to avoid dehydration, particularly in the young and elderly.
  • Fast and Effective.
  • Replaces Lost Body Salts.
  • Suitable for Children and Elderly.
  • 20 Sachets.
Directions for Use:
Dissolve contents of one Dioralyte sachet in 200ml (approx 7 fluid ounces) of drinking water.
Use fresh drinking water for adults and children.
For infants , and where drinking water is unavailable, the water should be freshly boiled then cooled.
The solution should be made up immediately before use.
If refrigerated the solution may be stored for up to 24 hours, otherwise any solution remaining one hour after reconstitution should be discarded.
Dioralyte should only be reconstituted with water and to the volume stated.
A lesser or greater dilution may result in electrolyte imbalance.

Dose:
Adults (including elderly): One or two sachets 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 the normal 24 hour feed volume of 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.

Precautions:
If you 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 doctor as soon as possible.

Ingredients:
Sodium chloride 0.47g, Potassium Chloride 0.30g, Glucose 3.56g, Disodium Hydrogen Citrate 0.53g, Silicon Dioxide, Saccharin Sodium, Lemon/Lime Flavour.