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Hydro-Safe
(Salts)

Composition:Hydro-Safe Sachets
 Each sachet contains:
Sodium Chloride............................0.52 gm
Potassium Chloride.......................0.30 gm
Sodium Citrate (dihydrate)..............0.58 gm
Anhydrous Glucose........................2.70 gm
Orange flavor..................................0.10 gm
Color FD & C No. 6.................... 0.005 gm

Properties:
In spite of GIT fluid losses due to inhibition of the main electrolyte pumps, Hydro-safe salts permit sodium and water absorption from the intestine through glucose dependant sodium channels.
Hydro-safe salts are not only very effective in dehydration therapy but also in controlling vomiting & fever.
The low content of sodium in hydro-safe salts lessens the risk of hypernatremia.

Dosage & Administration:
Dissolve the content of the sachet in 200 ml previously boiled and cooled water.
Oral administration:
For prophylaxis:
100-200ml (from half to one cup) given slowly by a cup and spoon for each loose stool
In case of some dehydration:
75 ml / kg of body weight, the amount should be given over a period of4 hours.
Concomitant losses like vomiting or diarrhea should also be replaced.
Nasogastric drip:
20 ml / kg of body weight

Indications:
In case of dehydration caused by gastroenteritis or diarrhea.
Mild and moderate dehydration.
As prophylactic from dehydration in case of working in very hot weather & during pilgrimage.

Precautions:
Take care of over and under dilution.
Do not add sugar.
Do not boil the prepared solution or store more than 24 hours.
Introduce slowly to avoid vomiting.
Only breast feeding should be continued during the hours of rehydration therapy.

Storage:
Keep away from moisture & at temp. Not exceeding 30°C
Keep out of reach of children.

Presentation:
Box of 10 sachets.

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