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Pedialyte Singles Oral Uses
This product is used in children to replace minerals (such as sodium, potassium) lost due to diarrhea and vomiting. It helps prevent the loss of too much body water (dehydration). Having the right amount of fluids and minerals is important for the normal functioning of the body.
How To Use Pedialyte Singles Oral
Use this product as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult the doctor or pharmacist.
Dry your hands before using this product. Place the strip inside the mouth, on the tongue or on the inside of the cheek. The strip will dissolve by itself. Allow the strip to fully dissolve before letting the child eat or drink.
Dosage is based on your child's medical condition and response to treatment. Do not use more than the recommended dose on the product package.
This product does not replace fluids lost due to diarrhea or vomiting. Therefore, your child should regularly drink water, juice, or other liquids while using this product.
Tell the doctor if your child's condition worsens, if it persists for more than 24 hours, or if your child also has severe stomach/abdominal pain, blood in the stool/vomit, a fever, or signs of dehydration (such as sunken eyes, dizziness, decreased urination, severe thirst, very dry mouth). If you think your child may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
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Information last revised May 2010 Copyright(c) 2010 First DataBank, Inc.