Pedialyte

Pedialyte is an oral electrolyte solution manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and marketed for use in children.wikipedia
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Abbott Laboratories

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Pedialyte is an oral electrolyte solution manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and marketed for use in children.
Among its well-known products across the medical devices, diagnostics, and nutrition product divisions are Pedialyte, Similac, Ensure, Glucerna, ZonePerfect, FreeStyle Libre, i-STAT and MitraClip.

Electrolyte

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Pedialyte is an oral electrolyte solution manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and marketed for use in children.
Commercial electrolyte solutions are available, particularly for sick children (such as oral rehydration solution, Suero Oral, or Pedialyte) and athletes (sports drinks).

Gatorade

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Pedialyte is lower in sugars than most sports drinks, containing 100 calories per liter compared to approximately 240 in Gatorade.
Two studies have suggested that Gatorade is at least as effective in treating dehydration as oral rehydration salts for adults or Pedialyte for children between the ages of 5 and 12.

Suero Oral

The product is similar in formula to other popular pediatric electrolyte beverages such as Pedialyte®.

Swampscott, Massachusetts

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It was invented by Dr. Gary Cohen of Swampscott, Massachusetts.

Massachusetts

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It was invented by Dr. Gary Cohen of Swampscott, Massachusetts.

American Academy of Pediatrics

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It "meets the requirements of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition to help prevent dehydration in infants and children."

Sodium

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It contains more sodium (1,035 milligrams per liter vs. 465 mg/L in Gatorade) and potassium (780 milligrams per liter vs. 127 mg/L in Gatorade).

Potassium

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It contains more sodium (1,035 milligrams per liter vs. 465 mg/L in Gatorade) and potassium (780 milligrams per liter vs. 127 mg/L in Gatorade).

Sucrose

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Pedialyte does not contain sucrose, because this sugar has the potential to make diarrhea worse by drawing water into the intestine, increasing the risk of dehydration.

Sucralose

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In its flavored formulations, Pedialyte uses the synthetic sweeteners sucralose and acesulfame potassium.

Acesulfame potassium

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In its flavored formulations, Pedialyte uses the synthetic sweeteners sucralose and acesulfame potassium.

Fluid replacement

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Pedialyte has become a hydration alternative to sports drinks for some athletes.

Athlete

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Pedialyte has become a hydration alternative to sports drinks for some athletes.

Hangover

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Pedialyte has become a popular drink for people suffering from hangovers, with one third of its sales coming from adults.

World Health Organization

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Pedialyte is similar to rehydration fluids used by the World Health Organization (WHO) such as "New Oral Rehydration Solution" (N-ORS), that are used during the outbreak of illnesses such as cholera and rotavirus.

Oral rehydration therapy

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Pedialyte is similar to rehydration fluids used by the World Health Organization (WHO) such as "New Oral Rehydration Solution" (N-ORS), that are used during the outbreak of illnesses such as cholera and rotavirus.

Cholera

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Pedialyte is similar to rehydration fluids used by the World Health Organization (WHO) such as "New Oral Rehydration Solution" (N-ORS), that are used during the outbreak of illnesses such as cholera and rotavirus.

Rotavirus

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Pedialyte is similar to rehydration fluids used by the World Health Organization (WHO) such as "New Oral Rehydration Solution" (N-ORS), that are used during the outbreak of illnesses such as cholera and rotavirus.

Management of dehydration

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There are commercial solutions such as Pedialyte, and relief agencies such as UNICEF widely distribute packets of salts and sugar.

CRAM diet

Due to severe dehydration caused by both diarrhea and gastroenteritis, the CRAM eating plan should be combined with oral rehydration therapy (ORT) through the administration of liquids (e.g. Gatorade, Pedialyte) or food-based fluids (such as broth or gruels) to replace loss of fluids.

Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli

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For patients with profuse diarrhea or vomit should be rehydrated by drinking lots of water or by drinking rehydration solutions such as Rehydralyte or Pedialyte.

David Nalin

David R. NalinDr. David R. Nalin
In order to make it easier for busy Americans to take, Abbot Laboratories created a ready mixed ORT drink for diarrhea, available in a bottle, called Pedialyte.