Fast and effective replacement of lost water and body salts.
Dioralyte is indicated for the replacement of essential body water and salts in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in infants, children and adults. Early use is important to avoid dehydration, particularly in the young and elderly.
Make up the contents of one Dioralyte sachet in 200ml (approc 7 fl oz) of drinking water. Use fresh drinking water for adults and children. Where drinking water is unavailable, the water used should be freshly boiled and cooled.
The liquid should be made up immediately before use and any liquid not used after 1 hour (or 24 hours if stored in a refridgerator) should be discarded. Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant when made up in water is a milky coloured liquid. Instructions on how to make up the powder are printed on each sachet and on the enclosed leaflet.
Please read the ennclosed leaflet for further information.
Dose: Unless prescribed otherwise by your doctor
Adults (including elderly) and children
One sachets after every loose motion (watery stool) up to a maximum of 5 sachets per day for 3-4 days.
Infants aged 3 months to 1 year
Should be given Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant ONLY under medical supervision.
Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant should NOT be given to infants under 3 months.
Infants under the age of 2 with diarrhoea should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. If symptoms persist and no improvement is seen after 36 hours you must seek medical advice immediately.
If you are suffering from phenylketonuria you should not use Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant. If you are suffering from intestinal obstructions, diabetes, kidney or liver disease, or a condition where your body salts are disturbed or you are on a low potassium or sodium diet ask your doctor before using Dioralyte Relief Blackcurrant.
If you are in any doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist before using this product.
Dioraylyte Relief Blackcurrant may be used in pregnancy and during breast feeding but only on medical advice.
This medicinal product contains up to 2.5 vol ethanol (alcohol) i.e up to 191 mg per dose, equivalent to 4ml beer, or 1.7ml wine per dose. It may be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken into account in pregnant or breast-feeding women, children and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease, or epilepsy.
Store in a dry place below 25°C.
Keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Each sachet contains pre-cooked rice powder 6g, sodium citrate 580mg, sodium chloride 350mg and potassium chloride 300mg.
Also contains aspartame, hypromellose, blackcurrant flavour and ethenol.