Glucose 90 mmol/L, Sodium 60 mmol/L, Potassium 20 mmol/L, Chloride 60 mmol/L, Citrate 10 mmol/L. Total Osmolarity 240 mOsms/L.
Gastrolyte is used to treat and prevent dehydration due to diarrhoea and traveller's gastroenteritis in infants, children and adults. It can also be used to treat and prevent dehydration due to vigorous and prolonged exercise.
Dehydration occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in. Diarrhoea, which can be related to traveller's gastroenteritis, as well as vigorous and prolonged exercise, are common causes of dehydration. A dry mouth and lips, a decrease in urinary output, lightheadedness and an increase in heart rate may be signs of dehydration.
Gastrolyte is a balanced mix of glucose and minerals designed to promote absorption of water, replacing lost fluid quickly and speeding recovery. Available in natural, orange or fruit flavour. Contains 10 sachets.
See medical advice if the condition worsens or diarrhoea persists for: