Hydralyte is a scientifically formulated oral rehydration solution for the effective treatment of dehydration.
In accordance with the World Health Organisation guidelines for oral rehydration therapy, all products in the range contain the correct balance of glucose and electrolytes required for rapid rehydration.
Hydralyte works by replacing fluid and electrolytes lost due to vomiting, diarrhoea, heavy sweating and excess alcohol consumption.
Hydralyte products are widely used in hospitals and by health professionals.
Active Ingredients: Sodium Chloride, Potassium Citrate (Monohydrate), Citric Acid (Monohydrate), Glucose (Monohydrate)
Also contains: Purified water, strawberry colour solution (122, 133), natural flavour, sucralose, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate
Hydralyte electrolyte ice blocks can be taken whilst vomiting is still occuring as being frozen only small amounts are consumed enabling it to be easily absorbed.
Do not dilute. Sip slowly. Refrigerate after opening and discard after one month
Hydralyte ready made liquid is best taken when more fluids can be tolerated. The ready made liquid is also safe for babies.
It is recommended that Hydralyte be stored in the freezer or refridgerator to access immediately when required.
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
Be aware that dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.