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Pedialyte for adults dehydration

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
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
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Dehydrated: Depending on the degree of dehydration you can drink as much pedialye as you like
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
No substitute: No, many of the sports drinks contain caffeine and is obviously not suited for a three year old.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Etiology: Its cause will decide the outcome. If whatever caused it is resolving, hydration is the best you can do. On the other hand if the cause is unknown or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Why ?: Pedialyte is designed to meet the hydration needs of infants. Adults can get the same benefit from other less expensive products like Gatorade when di... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 22 years experience
You : You should call your child's doctor if you see any signs of dehydration. These signs are: - dry mouth -few or no tears when crying -excessive fussin... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Safe =yes, needed=no: If you have trouble maintaining your hydration level you can with plain water. An adult does not need to consume a product with electrolytes designed ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Coconut water: First depends on how old she is? Secondly while coconut water is okay to drink - it can cause diarrhea - so I would be very cautious. If you feel that... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Dehydration: If you use gatorade and plenty of water, i would not advise using salt tablets. It can increase the sodium levels in your body especially when your b... 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
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