Remove two tablets from the tube and replace the cap tightly. Dissolve in 200 mL of drinking water (2-3 minutes). For babies under 6 months use freshly boiled and cooled water.
Sip slowly and frequently while symptoms persist. Discard unused solution after 2 hours or 24 hours if refrigerated.
Avoid mixing Hydralyte with soft drink, cordial of fruit juice as these can interfere with the rehydration process.
Always dissolve in water. Never place tablet directly into mouth.
Age in years
Recommended Dosage in first 6 hours:
Maximum Per Day (Tablets)
Under 12 months
6 -8 Tablets
Over 12 years
Seek medical advice if vomiting or diarrhoea persists for more than:
6 hours in infants under 6 months
12 hours in children under 3 years
24 hours in children aged 3–6 years
48 hours for adults and children aged over 6 years
Store below 30°C
Be aware that dehydration due to vomiting or diarrhoea can be dangerous in babies and children under 5 years old and in elderly people.
Use only as directed Contains 0.78 mg/mL potassium. If you have kidney disease or are taking heart or blood pressure medicines – consult your doctor or pharmacist before use. Keep out of reach of children. Contains 1.38 mg/mL sodium. Quantity of sodium per maximum adult daily dose is 5520 mg. Contains sugars.
Do not use if cap seal is broken. Replace cap tightly after use. Refer to base of tube for batch number and expiry date.