CERALYTE 50 OTC

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CERALYTE 50

Dehydration
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Rice syrup solids 40g, sodium 50mEq, potassium 20mEq, chloride 40mEq, citrate 30mEq, Calories 160; per liter; pwd (mixed berry flavor) or ready-to-drink (lemon flavor).

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Indications for CERALYTE 50:

Oral fluid and electrolyte replacement in mild (CeraLyte 50) to moderate (CeraLyte 70, CeraLyte 90) diarrhea.

Adults and Children:

Take with food. Mix powder as directed per packet. Drink sufficient volume to replace fluid lost. Continue until diarrhea stops.

Contraindications:

As sole therapy in severe diarrhea. Intractable vomiting. Adynamic ileus. Intestinal obstruction. Perforated bowel. Anuria. Oliguria. Impaired homeostatic mechanisms.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid sugary food/fruit drinks, colas.

See Also:

CERALYTE 70

CERALYTE 90

Pharmacological Class:

Fluid & electrolyte replacement.

How Supplied:

Pwd packets: 10g (for 200mL)—24; 50g (for 1L)—12; Ready-to-Drink (11oz)—4