Mylan O.R.S. Oral Rehydration Salts 10 Sachets

Mylan O.R.S. Oral Rehydration Salts 10 Sachets
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  • Brand: Mylan
  • Product Code: Mylan O.R.S. Oral Rehydration Salts 10 Sachets
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To treat and prevent dehydration due to diarrhoea and travellers gastroenteritis in children and adults. Diarrhoea may be due to a number of conditions and can result in the loss of fluids and salts from the body. This can be particularly dangerous in babies and small children as they can become dehydrated very quickly. Therefore, it is important to replace the lost fluid with a balanced mix of glucose and salts in water. Oral Rehydration Salts contain glucose and salts to aid in preventing dehydration. Orange flavoured.

Instructions:

Empty one sachet into 200ml of fresh drinking water ( plastic measure provided) and stir to dissolve. For infants or where fresh drinking water is not available, use freshly boiled and cooled water. Do not boil the solution once it is made up. Do not add sugar, soft drinks,sweeteners or othe fluids. Reconstituted solution may be stored in fridge for up to 24 hours. Otherwise, unused solution should be discarded within 1 hour. Take as required whilst diarrhoea is present. If vomiting is also present, drink in small amounts at first. Age of Patient Dosage for prevention of dehydration under 6 months half to 1 sachet every 4-6 hours 6-24 months one sachet every 3-4 hours 2-5 years one to two sachets every 3-4 hours 5-8 years two sachets every 3-4 hours 8-10 years one sachet every 1-2 hours 10-12 years one to two sachets every hour (up to 6-12 sachets in 24 hours) Adults & children Over 12 years one to two sachets after every loose bowel motion (up to 8-12 sachets in 24 hours) Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persits for more than 6 hours in child under 6 months, 12 hours in child under 3 years, 3-6 years 24 hours and over 6 years 48 hours.

Ingredients:

Each sachet contains: Sodium Chloride BP 0.47g, Sodium Acid Citrate BP 0.53g, Potassium Chloride BP 0.30g, Glucose BP 3.56g. When made up with 200ml water the resulting solution contains: Glucose 90mmol/L, Sodium 60mmol/L, Potassium 20mmol/L, Chloride 60mmol/L, Citrate 10mmol/L, Total Osmolality 240mosmol Also contains: Glucose, Potassium, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Chloride and Sodium Acid Citrate. This preparation contains 276mg of sodium per sachet which should be taken into account by those on a low sodium diet.

EAN: 9323610014542

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