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Pedialyte dosage chart

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pedialyte: Give him the same amount of pedialyte you would normally give him in milk. That is about 5-6 ounces. Good luck!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
None: Pedialyte is for vomiting more so than diarrhea. I do know pediatrician a that say it can make diarrhea worse. Follow up with your pediatrician if it... Read More
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Dr. Jeremy Adler
A Verified Doctoranswered
28 years experience
As much as it takes: Pedialyte is an oral rehydration solution used to help treat dehydration. It's ok to give for diarrhea. But the most important thing is to make sure ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It depends: It depends on the problem. If your son has gastroenteritis ('stomach flu'), you need to keep offering Pedialyte in small frequent amounts to replace ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Sims
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pedialyte Guide: Pedialyte is great for short term (24 hours) hydration for children. A general guide is what your child takes normally at this age. Most 10 months o... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Varies: Pedialyte is a balanced way to get fluids/electrolytes into a kid having problems with normal intake.They need to take in enough to pee every 6 hrs, w... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
3 part question: Zonegran and Keppra (levetiracetam) can be used together. These drugs should be combined carefully, in a stepwise fashion. The second and third parts ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Simple fluid : Pedilyte is essentially the same thing as the IV fluid your doc would give to keep your kid hydrated. You just get it in through the stomach in small ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Tasty for kids: If you can tolerate the taste, its fine.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
No: Pedialyte is extremely low in calories. Because of the lack of calories, it leaves babies hungry. They will need to be fed more often. The pedialyt... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes but why?: We usually use pedialyte for vomiting and diarrhea to maintain electrolyte balance. Formula with water is balanced and has appropriate nutrients so it... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: This is a common fluid supplement in infants. It is similar to the IV solution used in hospitals. It has little nutritional benefit but does help hydr... Read More
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