REHIDRAT Powder 050/CT0 SCHEDULING STATUS: Not scheduled PROPRIETARY NAME (and dosage form): REHIDRAT Powder COMPOSITION: Each 14 g sachet contains: Sodium chloride 0,44 g Potassium chloride 0,38 g Sodium bicarbonate 0,42 g Glucose 4,12 g Sucrose 8,10 g When reconstituted with 250 mL water REHIDRAT BLACKCURRANT contains: mmol/L Sodium 50 Potassium 20 Chloride 50 Bicarbonate 20 Citrate 9 Glucose 92 Sucrose 96 Fructose 1 Total osmolality 338 PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A 24 Mineral substitutes, electrolytes. PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: REHIDRAT powder is a glucose-electrolyte mixture which, when mixed with water as directed replenishes electrolytes and fluids. INDICATIONS: Prevention and treatment of dehydration and electrolyte depletion associated with diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis. CONTRA-INDICATIONS: REHIDRAT is contra-indicated in patients with renal impairment manifesting as oligouria or anuria, intestinal obstruction, paralytic ileus and intractable vomiting. Severe diarrhoea where parenteral fluid therapy is required. Patients with glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome.