May be taken with or without food: Reconstitute 1 sachet w/ lukewarm water (200 mL), stir until completely dissolved.
ORS should be reconstituted only by water. The soln should not be boiled after it is prepared. Other ingredients eg, sugar should not be added. Unused soln should be stored in a refrigerator & discarded w/in 24 hr of prep. Patients w/ GI obstruction, oliguric or anuric renal failure; severe dehydration or intractable vomiting.