Electrolyte Maintenance Solution helps restore body water and minerals lost in diarrhea and/or vomiting to prevent dehydration in children.
Pediatric Electrolyte Unflavoured Provides (per liter or 4 cups): Sodium (45 mEq); Chloride (35 mEq); Citrate (30 mEq); Potassium (20 mEq); Dextrose (25 g); Energy: 420 kJ (100 cal).
Medicinal Ingredients: Dextrose, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Chloride and Sodium Citrate.
Non-medicinal Ingredients: Purified Water, Citric Acid, Artificial Grape Flavour (contains FD&C Red No. 40 & FD&C Blue No. 1), Benzoic Acid, Acesulfame-K, Sucralose.
Children under 2 years old: Consult a physician before use. Children above 2 years old: 15 mL (3 tsp) of solution per kg (2.2 lbs) of body weight over the first 3 to 4 hours; the usual daily dose is 100 to 150 mL per kg of body weight. Children weighing 14 kg (30.8 lbs) or over may take up to 2 L daily while diarrhea continues. See Dosage Chart for daily dosage by body weight.