Regidron is a white powder with a pharmacological action. It consists of citrate and sodium chloride, potassium chloride and anhydrous dextrose. It is used to return the body lost fluid and electrolytes with vomiting or diarrhea, and rehydron normalizes the acid-base balance of the blood.
Regidron perfectly fights diarrhea due to food poisoning, cholera, heat stroke. Also rehydron is recommended to take with increased sweating, physical exertion and overheating of the body.
Before taking rehydron, the contents of the bag should be dissolved in one liter of warm boiled water, the resulting mixture should be cooled to 20-22 C and thoroughly shaken. The prepared solution should be drunk in small sips in the first 10 hours, in a proportion - 100 ml per 1 kg of weight, and then 10 ml of solution per 1 kg of weight, after each use or after each attack of vomiting (after vomiting the cooled preparation is taken 10 minutes later) . The duration of treatment with rehydron is often 3-4 days, depending on the condition of the patient.
Contraindications to the use of rehydron
Rehydron should not be taken with diabetes, hypertension, renal failure, as well as with an increased rate of potassium in the body. Also, it is impossible to increase the indicated rate of use of the drug, it can significantly increase the amount of sodium in the body. Adding extraneous substances to the resulting rehydron solution is strictly forbidden; also, while taking the drug, avoid eating foods containing a high concentration of fats and carbohydrates. Pregnant women regidron can be used in therapeutic doses.
If a patient has a lethargy, drowsiness, disturbed speech apparatus, fever, exhaustion, stool, diarrhea after 4-5 days, severe abdominal pain, then urgent medical intervention is necessary.
How to cook rehydron at home?
If you, or your loved ones, have diarrhea or vomiting, and there is no medicine on hand at home, then it can be easily made at home without much effort.
- Boiled water - 0.5 l
- Sugar - 2 tbsp
- Salt - ¼ h.
- Baking soda - ¼ t.l.
Take a glass liter jar, dissolve all the above components in it and take, according to the instructions of the pharmacy drug.
Also an excellent substitute for rehydron at home is the following remedy: take two liter jars of chilled boiled water, dilute 1 tbsp in one jar. salt in another 1 tbsp. Sahara. This tool should be consumed during the day every 10 minutes, a sip from each jar.
It is worth remembering that home treatment does not always give a positive result, the best help is the help of a qualified specialist. Therefore, if you have diarrhea or vomiting, call a doctor who will prescribe you the necessary drugs, taking into account the peculiarities of your disease. Be healthy!