Pedialyte - Oral Electrolyte Maintenance Solution - Unflavored 1 liter
- Balanced electrolytes to replace losses
- Plastic liter bottles are resealable
- Provides glucose
- Ready-to-use - no mixing or dilution necessary
Pedialyte - Oral Electrolyte Maintenance Solution
1 liter bottles
1 liter bottles
Pedialyte quickly replace fluids and electrolytes lost during diarrhea and vomiting to help prevent dehydration in infants and children; for maintenance of water and electrolytes following corrective parenteral therapy for diarrhea. Pedialyte is designed to promote fluid absorption more effectively than common household beverages.
- Ready To Use--No mixing or dilution necessary.
- Balanced electrolytes to replace losses and provide maintenance requirements.
- Provides glucose to promote sodium and water absorption.
- Plastic liter bottles are resealable and allow easy measuring and pouring.
- Widely available in grocery, drug, and discount stores.
- Low osmolality; 270 mOsm/kg water for flavored; 250 mOsm/kg water for unflavored.
Ready To Use:
- 1-liter (33.8-fl-oz) plastic bottles; Unflavored, No. 00336
- 8-fl-oz glass bottles; Unflavored, No. 00160.
- 4-fl-oz glass nursing bottles; No. 51856.
Product information and values are subject to change. Please refer to product label or packaging for the most current information.
Refer to Administration Guide to restore fluid and minerals lost in diarrhea and vomiting. Pedialyte should be offered frequently in amounts tolerated. Total daily intake should be adjusted to meet individual needs, based on thirst and response to therapy. The suggested intakes for maintenance are based on water requirements for ordinary energy expenditure.*
* Extrapolated from Barness L, Curran JS: Nutrition, in Nelson WE, Behrman RE, Kliegman RM, Arvin AM: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, ed 15. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co, 1996, pp 141-143.
Administration Guide does not apply to infants less than 1
week of age. For children over 4 years, maintenance intakes may
exceed 2 liters daily. If there is vomiting or fever, or if
diarrhea continues beyond 24 hours, consult the child's
1. Weight based on the 50th percentile of weight for age for boys from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts. Kuczmarski RJ, Ogden CL, Grummer-Strawn LM, et al: CDC Growth Charts: United States. Data from Vital and Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics. Advance Data, no. 314, December 4, 2000.
2. Fluid intake is total fluid requirement from oral electrolyte solution, formula, or other fluids, but does not take into account ongoing stool losses. Fluid loss in the stool should be replaced by consumption of an extra amount of Pedialyte equal to stool losses, in addition to fluid maintenance requirement in this Administration Guide. Pedialyte Freezer Pops are to be used with Pedialyte Oral Electrolyte Maintenance Solution or other appropriate fluids to help prevent dehydration.
Unflavored Liquid: (Pareve, (U)) Water, dextrose; Less than 2% of: potassium citrate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, and citric acid.
Unflavored Liquid Provides:
Per 8 fl oz