Hydralyte Orange Flavoured Electrolyte Ice Blocks 16 x 62.5 mL Ice Blocks Per Pack
What is Hydralyte
Hydralyte is an Oral Rehydration Solution, scientifically formulated to replace water and electrolytes lost due to vomiting, diarrhoea, heavy sweating, vigorous exercise and excess alcohol consumption.
When to start taking Hydralyte
Hydralyte may be taken on the first signs of fluid loss due to vomiting and diarrhoea.
Hydralyte may also be taken to help manage dehydration due to the loss of fluids through heavy sweating, this can be caused by a hot or dry environment, fever or strenuous exercise.
Signs of Dehydration
Common signs of dehydration include:
Sticky or dry mouth, increased thirst, decreased or dark yellow urine, lethargy, fatigue, dizziness and headache.
Further symptoms of dehydration may include:
Lack of concentration, irritability, sunken fontanelle (soft spot on babies heads), dry nappies and sunken eyes.
Who is most at risk of dehydration?
Dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies, children under 5 years old and the elderly