What is the difference between Hydralyte and electrolytes?

Water vs Hydralyte Hydralyte is scientifically formulated with the right ratio of glucose and electrolytes to rehydrate you faster than water alone. The secret to Hydralyte is our advanced rehydration formula that allows fluids to enter the bloodstream rapidly.

Is Hydralyte good for sports?

If you are looking to stay hydrated, hypotonic ORS sports drinks such as Hydralyte Sports are a better choice for sports lovers of all kinds.

How many Hydralyte tablets can you have?

When to Use

Age Take in first 6 hours (tablets) Max. per day (tablets)
1–3 years 4–6 14
3–6 years 6–8 20
6–12 years 8–14 26
12–Adult 12–20 40

How often can you take Hydralyte tablets?


Dehydration due to fever and heavy sweating
Children 10 – 13 years Take up to 4 packets per day for up to 3 days or as directed by your doctor
13 years to Adult Take up to 7 packets per day for up to 3 days or as directed by your doctor

Is it safe to drink Hydralyte everyday?

But Hydralyte isn’t a replacement for water. On the contrary, it’s a product that’s been scientifically formulated to help you rapidly rehydrate once you’re already experiencing the symptoms of dehydration. You should always aim to drink 8 to 10 glasses of water each day.

What does Hydralyte do to your body?

Hydralyte is specifically formulated to meet WHO ORS criteria for effective hydration (table 1) — helping to replace water and electrolytes lost due to vomiting and diarrhoea, heavy sweating, vigorous exercise, and other dehydrating conditions.

What is the difference between Hydralyte and Hydralyte sports?

Hydralyte® and Hydralyte® Sports are both scientifically formulated products made with your hydration needs in mind. The difference is that Hydralyte ® Sports is specifically formulated for sport and exercise. The Hydralyte® Sports formulation is low in sugar (2%) and high in electrolytes.

Is Gatorade the same as Hydralyte?

Hydralyte is a proper ORS, Powerade/Gatorade are not.. they are more or less sugar water, they don’t contain enough salts to be an ORS. They are still a good source of energy/water I geuss if you are a heavy athelete, but the average joe isn’t really getting that much benifit from them.

Is it OK to have Hydralyte everyday?

What happens if you drink too many electrolytes?

But just like anything, too many electrolytes can be unhealthy: Too much sodium, formally referred to as hypernatremia, can cause dizziness, vomiting, and diarrhea. Too much potassium, known as hyperkalemia, can impact your kidney function and cause heart arrhythmia, nausea, and an irregular pulse.

Does Hydralyte have side effects?

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: dizziness, unusual weakness, swelling of ankles/feet, mental/mood changes (such as irritability, restlessness), seizures.

Is it OK to drink Hydralyte everyday?

Are there any animal products in Hydralyte tablets?

Hydralyte All-Natural Powder Sticks and Lemonade flavor Electrolyte Tablets contain stevia leaf extract. All other Hydralyte products contain sucralose, a modified form of table sugar. Does Hydralyte contain any animal products?

How many calories in a serving of Hydralyte?

Hydralyte has the correct balance of glucose and salt to hydrate the body quickly, which means each product has the minimum amount of calories as possible: All Natural Electrolyte Powder have 20g per serving. Effervescent Electrolyte Tables have 20g per serving. Ready-to-Drink Electrolyte Drinks have 15g per serving.

Why is it important to know about Hydralyte?

Hydralyte is an oral rehydration solution clinically formulated to contain the correct balance of fluid and electrolytes to hydrate very quickly. The loss of fluids and electrolytes through sweat, vomit, pee, diarrhea and other bodily fluids can upset the balance of fluid and electrolytes in your body, causing you to not feel your best.

Is there a gluten free version of Hydralyte?

Yes, Hydralyte is gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, dairy-free and caffeine-free. Is Hydralyte more effective than rehydrating than water? Water is the best hydration fluid to consume on a daily basis, as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet.