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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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to be a pbm: Pedilyte is a simple oral rehydration solution and when used can maintain the hydration of a child. Use for an extended period without any other dieta ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
possibly: Any product when given in excess could have negative effects.I have seen infants force fed the product develop profuse diarrhea that only stopped when ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not recommended: You could, but why? Pedialyte has a lot of electrolytes and glucose -- they aren't really recommended for people w/diabetes -- that is, unless you hav ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Disastrous idea: Pedialyte is an oral rehydration solution. It is not designed to be injected under the skin any more than your tap water. Such an attempt would likely ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: If she 's been on pedialyte because of gastroenteritis and been tolerating well, formula should be introduced, maybe smaller amount often to be sure s ... 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Vomiting: Try letting her belly rest for awhile, after she vomits. At least an hour. Then only give sips of the Pedialyte, for about a 1/2 hr, to see if it stay ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Look for ORS: Pedilyte is a brand name in the us and often used as a broader term for oral rehydration solution. The world health organization has come out with the ... Read More

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