A 42-year-old member asked:
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can a grown woman drink pedialyte?

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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: Yes, but why would you want to? Because it's packaged for children, it's more expensive than similar electrolyte solutions made for adults.
Answered on Jun 15, 2018
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