Adults and children aged 6 years and over:
Drink 200 ml (2 tablets) of solution each time the body's fluid level needs to be maintained.
Children aged under 6 years
: Drink 10 ml of solution per kg of body weight each time the body's fluid level needs to be maintained. Give the required dose in small sips.
(See Table 2.)
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For infants and children up to 10 kg:
Dissolve one tablet in 100 ml drinking water (even the patient needs less solution, each tablet must be dissolved in 100 ml of water).
Wait until the tablet is fully dissolved.
Always give O.R.S Hydration Tablet solution to young children in small quantities over an extended period of a time (for example, a small amount in every few minutes).
Give 10 ml of solution per kg body weight each time the body's fluid needs to be maintained.
Never dissolve O.R.S Hydration Tablets in baby formula. Preferably, give O.R.S solution before bottle feeding or breastfeeding to help sufficient amounts to be consumed more easily. Afterwards, feed as normal.