Dioralyte™ is a fast and effective treatment for dehydration caused by diarrhoea. The dissolvable powder contains a balanced blend of electrolytes (mineral salts) and glucose (sugars) to promote rehydration. Suitable for adults and children.
Directions For Use
Prepare the solution immediately before taking. If treating an infant, the prepared solution can be stored for up to 24 hours in the refrigerator and used throughout the day.
Empty the contents of one sachet into a glass.
Add 200ml of water and stir to dissolve. The solution will be a clear, colourless liquid. Fresh water is suitable for adults and children over 1 year. for children aged 3 months to 1 year, use freshly boiled and cooled water.
Do not use more or less than 200ml as this will make the solution too weak or too strong and will upset the body's electrolyte balance.
One or two sachets after each loose stool.
One sachet after each loose stool.
Infants 1-2 years:
The doctor will calculate the correct dose for your baby depending on their weight. This is usually one and a half times the total feed volume in 24 hours.
Infants < 12 months:
Should only be used under the supervision of a doctor.
Each sachet contains:
Sodium Chloride Ph.Eur - 0.47g
Potassium Chloride Ph.Eur - 0.30g
Glucose Ph.Eur - 3.56g
Disodium Hydrogen Citrate B.P – 0.53g
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Please read the accompanying instructions carefully before using this product.
Only Use this product as intended, in the event of misuse, seek medical advice.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Do not use this product if you are allergic or have a hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Suitable for both adults and children.
Precautions For Special Groups
For advice on the use of this product in pregnancy and while breastfeeding, please consult the package information or speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Please consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medication or if you have a medical condition.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you are on a low sodium or low potassium diet, if you have liver or kidney disease, or if you have diabetes.
Store below 25°C.
Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
The reconstituted solution should be used immediately but may be stored for up to 24 hours in a refrigerator at 2-8°C.
Product Specific Warnings
The solution must not be boiled after reconstitution. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve or get worse after using this medicine for 24-48 hours.