Dioralyte Relief Raspberry is recommended for the treatment of diarrhoea and dehydration and helps watery stools return to normal more rapidly. During diarrhoea the body loses water and salts and Dioralyte Relief Raspberry replaces these whilst at the same time helping watery stools return to normal more rapidly. Early use is important to avoid dehydration especially in the young and elderly.
Interaction Precautions :
Do not use Dioralyte Relief Raspberry if you suffer from phenylketonuria or in infants under 3 months of age.
If you are suffering from :
* Intestinal obstruction, (which may give you severe pain or swelling in the abdomen)
* Kidney or liver disease
* A condition where your doctor has told you that you have your electrolyte balance disturbed
Pregnant or breast-feeding :
Dioralyte Relief Raspberry may be used in pregnancy and breast feeding on medical advice
Use in Children :
Dioralyte Relief Raspberry should not be given to infants under 3 months and should only be used in infants aged 3 months to one year on medical advice.
If you miss a dose - Take the dose as soon as you remember then go on as normal.
If too much is taken - Dioralyte Relief Raspberry is not harmful if more than the recommended amount is taken. If excessive amounts are taken you should seek your doctors advice especially in the young.
After using Dioralyte Relief Raspberry :
After using Dioralyte Relief Raspberry you should not normally experience any undesirable effects. However should you notice anything unusual tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Store in a dry place below 25
Dissolve contents of one Dioralyte Relief Raspberry sachet in 200ml (approximately 7 fluid ounces) of drinking water. Use fresh drinking water for adults and children. For infants over 3 months or where drinking water is unavailable the water should be freshly boiled and cooled. The solution should be made up immediately before use and any solution not used after 1 hours should be discarded.
Dioralyte Relief Raspberry when made up in water is a milky coloured solution.
Dose - unless prescribed otherwise by a doctor
Adults (including elderly) and children - One sachet after each loose motion up to 5 sachets per day for 3-4 days.
Infants aged 3 months to 1 year - should be used under medical supervision. Infants under 3 months - not recommended
If symptoms persist and no improvement is seen after 36 hours medical advice must be sought
Each sachet contains pre-cooked rice powder 6g, Sodium Citrate EP 580mg, Sodium Chloride EP 350mg, Potassium Chloride EP 300mg.
Also contains Raspberry Flavouring, Hypromellose, Aspartame