Oral Rehydration Salt
Replacement of fluid and electrolytes loss due to
Dehydration Other conditions of fluid loss or lack of intake in patients of all age groups.
Dosage & Administration:
Daily dose should be equivalent to patients' fluid requirement for maintenance and replenishment of losses. During ORS therapy mother should not stop breast feeding.
Children less than 2 years: After each loose stool or vomiting 10 to 20 spoon (50-100 ml) prepared ORS should be given.
Children 2 to 10 years: After each loose stool or vomiting 100-200 ml prepared ORS should be given.
Adult and children above 10 years: After each loose stool or vomiting 200 - 400 ml prepared ORS should be given.
Medicon Oralsaline Sachet: Each sachet contains Sodium Chloride BP 1.3 gm, Potassium Chloride BP 0.75 gm, Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate BP 1.45 gm, Glucose Anhydrous BP 6.75 gm.