Electrolyte Ice Blocks

A family favourite on a hot (or cold!) day or as an after school pick me up will have the kids thinking it’s a treat…little do they know it’s so good for them making it kid loved, mum approved!

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Description

Why to Use

  • Relieves symptoms of dehydration and helps replace water and electrolytes lost due to:
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhoea
    • Heavy sweating
    • Vigorous exercise
    • Occasional hangovers
  • Rehydrates you faster than water alone
  • Up to 30% Faster Recovery from Vomiting and Diarrhoea*
  • If experiencing signs of dehydration: sticky or dry mouth, increased thirst, lethargy, decreased urine output, dark yellow urine

 

*World Health Organisation. Implementing the new recommendations on the clinical management of diarrhoea: guidelines for policy makers and programme managers (2006)

Directions for Use

  1. Place Hydralyte Ice Blocks in the freezer.
  2. When frozen cut open one end with clean scissors.
  3. Push the frozen Hydralyte Ice Block from the uncut end.
  4. Suck small amounts until consumed.

 

When to Use

Drink Hydralyte when thirsty or exhibiting signs of dehydration. Sip slowly and frequently whilst symptoms of dehydration persist.

Recommended dosage for dehydration due to vomiting and diarrhoea:

Age Recommended dosage Max. Ice Blocks per day
Under 12 months 1 x Ice Block every
60 mins
16
1 – 3 years 1 x Ice Block every
60 mins
24
3 – 6 years 1 x Ice Block every
30 mins
32
6 – 12 years 2 x Ice Block every
30 mins
43
12 – Adult 3 x Ice Block every
30 mins
64

Do not exceed the maximum daily dosage.

 

Ingredients

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (per 62.5 mL Ice Block):

Glucose monohydrate 1 g
Citric acid monohydrate 300 mg
Sodium from Sodium chloride 61.5 mg
Potassium from Potassium Citrate 50 mg

 

Contains 54 mg of potassium per 62.5 mL Ice Block.
Contains 77 mg of sodium per 62.5 mL Ice Block. Quantity of sodium per maximum daily dose is 4.9 g.
Contains: Sugars, sucralose, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, tartrazine (Strawberry Kiwi Only).

No added gluten and artificial flavours.

Store below 30°C.

 

Warnings

Seek medical advice if vomiting or diarrhoea persists for more than:

  • 6 hours in infants under 6 months
  • 12 hours in children under 3 years
  • 24 hours in children aged 3-6 years
  • 48 hours in children over 6 years & adults

 

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, consult your health professional.