A 64-year-old male asked:
can you suggest a homemade electrolyte replacement for sports or--now--colonoscopy bowel preparation? at my house, i have sodium chloride, potassium chloride, honey or sugar, calcium citrate, potassium citrate. i'll be using a magnesium citrate
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Shoemaker answered
39 years experience General Practice
Homemade electrolyte: In a gallon jug, put one-quarter teaspoon of baking soda and add a gallon of water. Squeeze in one-quarter cup of lemon juice. Sweeten to taste with corn syrup. Keep it in the refrigerator.
Answered on Jun 27, 2018
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