Pedialyte is great for short term (24 hours) hydration for children. A general guide is what your child takes normally at this age. Most 10 months old if they were exclusively breastfed would take 3-4 bottles a day (7-8 ounces per bottle) to give you a range.
When to give Pedialyte? Pedialyte can help when your child is suffering from diarrhea or vomiting, they are losing all of the vitamins and minerals they have consumed, causing their bodies to become dehydrated.
How old can take Pedialyte? Some doctors recommend one to two tablespoons every fifteen to twenty minutes for children six to one year old. The maximum dosage for children under 6 months old is one tablespoon every twenty minutes. Do not mix Pedialyte with other drinks as it will reduce the power of the ingredients.
Can I give Pedialyte to a baby? Many doctors and experienced parents recommend giving Pedialyte for babies to restore their vital electrolytes. Similar to Gatorade, Pedialyte can provide oral electrolytes to a child.
Is Pedialyte safe for babies? While it is safe to give Pedialyte for babies, you shouldn’t give it to children under one year of age without consulting a doctor. There is no manufacturer recommendation for the correct dosage. Instead, let your doctor know that your child is sick and give your child Pedialyte based on their suggestions.
How much pedialyte can an adult drink in one day?
How much pedialyte can an adult drink in one day? To maintain proper hydration, 4-8 servings (32 to 64 fl oz) of Pedialyte may be needed per day. Consult your doctor if vomiting, fever, or diarrhea continues beyond 24 hours or if consumption needs are greater than 2 liters (64 fl oz) per day.
How long is Pedialyte good for? Pedialyte has the same pen shelf life as juice or sugar containing sports drinks would have. They want you to limit open use to 2 days for two reasons – first, you shouldn’t be using this for more than a day or two for a baby/toddler GI illness without letting your doctor know, because your child should be evaluated if needed longer.
How soon can you give a baby Pedialyte? Answers differ about the exact age you can start using Pedialyte. However, some doctors recommend giving it to babies as young as 3 months. You should always consult your pediatrician before giving a baby under 1 year Pedialyte.
Can you drink Pedialyte everyday? So, the answer to your question is, “Maybe. For someone suffering from a medical condition or severe dehydration, drinking a liter of Pedialyte a day may be fine but a doctor’s counsel is needed to determine whether or not, in fact, it is.