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how much pedialyte for adults

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Pedialyte in adults: If you having acute vomiting and diarrhea, you drink as much Pedialyte as you can stand to drink. There is no limit on how much - this is a case where ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dehydrated: Depending on the degree of dehydration you can drink as much pedialye as you like
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tasty for kids: If you can tolerate the taste, its fine.
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pedialyte: Adults?: Yes. I have a lot of patients who when they were sick chose this product to help they stay hydrated...There are even some products that try to play o ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Expensive for effect: Pedialyte is designed for infants and small children with specific metabolic needs during vomiting or diarrhea.For adults, it poses no risk. You can g ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's for everyone: Pedialyte is a oral rehydration drink that is fine for children and adults. One should talk with his doctor if he is having a lot of vomiting or diarr ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
For all ages,but: Pedialyte is a rehydration solution that is balanced to the specific needs of infants and children but can be used by all. However, the average adult ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sort of.: The oral rehydration solution is the same, but adults need it less often - usually for sports dehydration or very severe colitis such as cholera.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,called gateraid: Pedialyte is quite different from the rehydration solution used by adults. It has far less glucose and a different balance of electrolytes. Gateraid w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is essentially the same as IV fluid. It is specifically designed for infants and toddlers who have need for oral re-hydration and substitutes for a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is expensive popsicles for an adult but there is no risk to their use. It is basically balanced IV solution with flavoring. If you have it you c ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Possible: I'm not aware of migraine headaches as a direct consequence of normal consumption of Pedialyte in adults, however, it can commonly cause G.I. sym ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Personal preference: Either one is fine, both have electrolytes which are important if you are dehydrated, maybe a bit more sugar in Gatorade.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why pedialyte ?: Rehydration by mouth is a simple process of taking sips almost continuously.You don't want to take in any large volume at one time or the irritated st ... Read More
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