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Peditral Powder 4.2gm

4.2g Oral Powder in Sachet
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Peditral Powder 4.2gm Description

Peditral Oral Powder is a combination medicine used to treat or prevent dehydration (too much loss of body water). It is an oral replacement therapy of electrolyte and fluid in children and adults de

veloped due to dehydration associated with diarrhoea. It contains sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium citrate and dextrose, which belong to a group of medicines called oral electrolytes.


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ContainsDextrose(2.7 G) + Potassium Chloride(0.3 G) + Sodium Chloride(0.52 G) + Sodium Citrate(0.58 G)
UsesElectrolyte Imbalance
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Uses of Peditral Powder 4.2gm

Peditral Oral Powder is used to relieve short-term (acute) diarrhoea and replace lost salts and fluids in order to prevent dehydration.

Precautions and Warnings of Peditral Powder 4.2gm


Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are giving this to an infant below 2 years of age with severe diarrhoea and vomiting.
  • You have a medical condition of kidney disease or failure of the kidneys to produce urine.
  • The symptoms persist for longer than 1-2 days.
  • It is advised to avoid adding extra sugar or salt.
  • Caution is advised while giving it to diabetic patients.
  • The greater concentration can lead to Hypernatraemia (a high concentration of sodium in the blood). So be careful while diluting the solution.

Ingredients and Benefits of Peditral Powder 4.2gm

Peditral Oral Powder is a combination of four active components namely: Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, dextrose and sodium citrate. These belong to a group of medicines called oral electrolytes,...
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Mode of Action of Peditral Powder 4.2gm

How Does It Work?

Peditral Oral Powder is a combination of four active components sodium chloride, potassium chloride, dextrose and sodium citrate. It acts to replace lost fluids and minerals due to vomiting or diarrho...
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Directions for Use of Peditral Powder 4.2gm

  • Please take this as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Mix the contents in a glass of fresh drinking water and drink.
  • For infants, it is advised to use only freshly boiled and cooled water at all times, if prescribed.
  • This oral solution should be consumed within one hour once made up. If required, the refrigerated solution may be kept for 24 hours.
  • Peditral Oral Powder must be used at a recommended dilution.

Storage and disposal of Peditral Powder 4.2gm

  • Store it at room temperature below 30°C.
  • Keep it away from moisture and heat.

Content Details


Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Peditral Oral Powder stop diarrhoea?

A: No, Peditral Oral Powder does not stop the diarrhoea, but it replaces the lost fluids and essential salts thus preventing or treating dehydration and reducing the danger.

Q: Is Peditral Oral Powder safe for pregnant and lactating women?

A: Yes, Peditral Oral Powder is safe for pregnant and lactating women. However, it should be used on a doctor's advice. If you are having vomiting, then it should be taken in frequent small volumes.

Q: Can Peditral Oral Powder be given to children?

A: Yes, it can be given to children after every loose motion. Consult the doctor if you have any concerns about dilution or how to make this solution.
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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:39 PM (IST)
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