Ceralyte 70

  • Dehydration

Ceralyte 70 Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Rice syrup solids 40g, sodium 70mEq, potassium 20mEq, chloride 60mEq, citrate 30mEq, Calories 160; per liter; pwd; natural or lemon flavor.

Pharmacological Class

Fluid & electrolyte replacement.

How Supplied

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


Ceralyte 70 Indications


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

Ceralyte 70 Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

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

Ceralyte 70 Contraindications


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

Ceralyte 70 Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Ceralyte 70 Warnings/Precautions


Avoid sugary food/fruit drinks, colas.

Ceralyte 70 Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Ceralyte 70 Interactions

Not Applicable

Ceralyte 70 Adverse Reactions

Not Applicable

Ceralyte 70 Clinical Trials

See Literature

Ceralyte 70 Note

Not Applicable

Ceralyte 70 Patient Counseling

See Literature