Project Description

DRINK FOR CHILDREN (1L)

A balanced solution to restores essential fluids/body water, electrolytes and minerals lost through diarrhea, vomiting, heavy sweating which can be caused by fever, hot or dry environment, strenuous/vigorous or prolonged exercise in children.

Format: 1 Litre Bottles
Flavours: Fruit, Apple, Grape, Unflavoured and Cherry

Format: 1 Litre Bottles
Flavours: Fruit, Apple, Grape, Unflavoured and Cherry
Ready to use, do not dilute. Best when served cold. Refrigerate after opening and use within 48 hours. Do not re-use container
Fruit, Apple, Grape, Cherry Flavour Electrolyte Drinks
Medicinal Ingredients (per liter or 4 cups): Sodium (45 mEq); Chloride (35 mEq); Citrate (30 mEq); Potassium (20 mEq); Dextrose (20 g); Fructose (5 g)
Sources of Medicinal Ingredients: Dextrose, fructose, potassium citrate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate.
Energy: 420 KJ (100 Cal) per L

Apple Flavour Electrolyte Drink
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical order): Acesulfame-K,  Artificial Apple Flavour (contains Caramel Colour), Citric Acid, Purified Water, Sucralose.

Cherry Flavour Electrolyte Drink
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical order): Acesulfame-K, Artificial Cherry Flavour (contains FD & C Red No. 40), Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Purified Water, Sucralose.

Grape Flavour Electrolyte Drink
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical order): Acesulfame-K, Artificial Grape Flavour (contains FD & C Red No. 40 & FD & C Blue No. 1), Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Purified Water, Sucralose.

Fruit Flavour Electrolyte Drink
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical order): Acesulfame-K, Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Fruit Flavour (contains FD & C Yellow No. 6), Purified Water, Sucralose.

Unflavoured Electrolyte Drink
Medicinal Ingredients (per liter or 4 cups): Sodium (45 mEq); Chloride (35 mEq); Citrate (30 mEq); Potassium (20 mEq); Dextrose (25 g)
Sources of Medicinal Ingredients: Dextrose, potassium citrate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate.
Energy: 420 KJ (100 Cal) per L
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical order): Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Purified Water.

Dehydration associated with vomiting and diarrhea:
Children should be given small, frequent and slowly administered amounts. Dosage depends on body weight.

Children under 2 years old: Use only on the advice of a physician.

Children 2 to 11 years old: At first signs of diarrhea and/or vomiting, 50 to 100 mL per kg (2.2 lbs.) of body weight over 3 to 4 hours. While diarrhea and/or vomiting continues, take 120 mL for every additional episode. Maximum amount per hour: 1 liter.

Above 12 years: At first signs of diarrhea and/or vomiting, 50 to 100 mL per kg (2.2 lbs.) of body weight over 4 to 6 hours. While diarrhea and/or vomiting continues, take 200 mL for every additional episode. Maximum amount per hour: 1 liter.

Dehydration associated with heavy sweating due to fever, hot or dry environment:

Children 4 to 9 years old: Drink as needed. Do not exceed 1 liter per day.

Dehydration associated with heavy sweating due to fever, hot or dry environment, strenuous/vigorous or prolonged exercise:

Children 10 years and over and adults: Drink as needed. Do not exceed 2 liters per day.

Consult a physician if:

  • There is fever, or if vomiting and/or diarrhea worsens or continues beyond 24 hours;
  • Your child has medical problems relating to kidney, heart or gastrointestinal functions, diabetes, blood pressure or shows signs of severe dehydration including symptoms of shock, is unable to drink, has increased thirst, decreased urination, sunken eyes, swelling of the feet or lower legs and/or bloody or mucus-like stools.

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