Parents note: "Regidron" instruction (for children)
Diarrhea (diarrhea) and vomiting in children caused by intestinal infections can lead to dehydration. To prevent this, children should be given as much as possible to drink, as well as use a special solution that will help avoid fluid loss. This tool is called "Regidron." Therefore, many parents are interested in questions related to him: "How to breed properly, how to drink, in what quantities to give and whether the drug Regidron is safe?" The instruction (for children) will give all the necessary answers.
Description and composition of the drug "Regidron"
The drug is a white crystalline powder from which an oral solution is prepared. The composition obtained from the powder should be colorless and odorless and have a salty-sweet taste. The action of the drug is based on a combination of the following components: sodium chloride, sodium citrate, potassium chloride and glucose.
When using the drug "Regidron"
The indication for the use of the drug is acute diarrhea, which is accompanied by a mild or moderate stage of dehydration. Also "Regidron" is used to normalize water and electrolyte balance and for the purpose of prevention.
Dosing and Administration
Let's see how to take the medicine "Regidron". Instructions for children recommends that the contents of one sachet be dissolved in a liter of freshly boiled chilled water. This solution should be given to the child after each liquid discharge. The drug should be taken as soon as diarrhea or vomiting occurs, because the child's body is dehydrated very quickly.
With a mild degree of dehydration, the daily dose of the solution per kilogram of weight should be 40-50 ml, with a heavy 80-100 ml. “Regidron” for children up to a year with mild diarrhea is given one teaspoon every ten minutes for six hours. Older kids can be given two teaspoons. “Regidron” for children with vomiting is used chilled, but in the same dosage, it should be given 10 minutes after the urge to urge, with this use of the medicine, the vomiting reflex decreases and a large proportion of the solution is retained in the stomach. Thus, for 3-4 days apply "Regidron".Instructions for children prescribes to store the solution in a cold place.
Any drug has limitations in use. "Regidron" has also contraindications. Instructions for children do not recommend the drug to be used for diabetes, in violation of the kidneys, intestinal obstruction, hypersensitivity to the components of the drug. Before taking the medication "Regidron" it is necessary to consult with your doctor, other drugs with him is not recommended. The solution of the drug "Regidron" does not taste very good, and some caring mommies add sugar to improve it. It is strictly forbidden to do this, since such an intervention reduces the therapeutic effect. In addition, today in pharmacies there is this tool with a banana and strawberry flavor.