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is there a pedialyte for adults?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sort of.: The oral rehydration solution is the same, but adults need it less often - usually for sports dehydration or very severe colitis such as cholera.
Answered on Nov 15, 2020

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