Use Pediatric Electrolyte rather than juices, sport drinks, soft drinks or water to restore fluids and minerals lost in diarrhea or vomiting.
Children 2 to 10 years old: 15 mL of solution per kg of body weight over the first 3 to 4 hours; the usual daily dose is 100 to 150 mL/kg. A child weighing 14 kg or over may take up to 2 litres daily while diarrhea continues.
Children under 2 years: Consult your physician.
This product should not be diluted.
PEDIATRIC ELECTROLYTE PROVIDES (per litre or 4 cups): Sodium, 45 mEq; Potassium, 20 mEq; Chloride, 35 mEq; Citrate, 30 mEq; Dextrose, 20 grams; Fructose, 5 grams; Energy, 420 KJ (100 Cal).
FRUIT FLAVOUR: Acesulfame Potassium, Bensoic Acid (a preservative), Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Fructose, Natural and Artificial Flavour, Sucralose and Water.