A 20-year-old female asked:
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can pregnant woman take pidialight?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In my opinion u can: But call your OB and ask your OB any ?S regarding anything you have questions about putting in your body you should ask your OB first just like I have my pts ask me.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but why ?: Pedialyte is a liquid rehydration drink that is designed to be an alternative to IV solution used for babies. Adults can get the same benefit from Gateraid cut to half strength with water.Each to their own choices but I find the taste of pedialyte revolting. At least with Gateraid there are multiple flavors that taste better.
Answered on Jun 24, 2016

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Yes, but why: Pedialyte is a safe electrolyte solution that can be consumed during pregnancy with no fetal risk. But why ask? The product is made to use in infants ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is a rather expensive and funky tasting hydration solution, but it will not harm baby.
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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Yes: Pedialyte is safe for infants, children and pregnant women. Hope you are feeling well soon!
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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