A 45-year-old female asked:
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can you mix pedialyte with formula?

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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 really isn't necessary to mix pedialyte and formula. I might suggest using a teaspoon or two of formal in a bottle of pedialyte for a child who won't drink anything but milk..This gives the taste of milk with more pedialyte.
Answered on Dec 22, 2019

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Yes you can: But why are you giving your child pedialyte? Is she dehydrated? Is she vomiting and can't keep anything down? If this is the case and if severely ... Read More
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