How to take
Adults and children of 20 kg or more: 200 ml of solution each
time the fluid balance needs to be maintained.
Infants and children up to 20 kg: 10 ml of solution per kg body
weight each time the fluid balance needs to be maintained.
|Body Weight||5 kg||10 kg||15kg||20 kg|
|Dose||50 ml||100 ml||150 ml||200 ml|
Preparing the solution
Take 200 ml of drinking water. Add 2 tablets and dissolve completely.
Drink all of the solution slowly.
For infants and children up to 10 kg 1 tablet in 100 ml drinking water is sufficient.
Give O.R.S. effervescent solution to babies in small quantities at a
time (for example every few minutes).
NB: Even if you need less solution, each tablet must be dissolved in 100ml of water.