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What is ELECTRAL POWDER ORANGE FLAVOUR?

Introduction:

Electral powder is oral rehydration salt (ORS). It is used for the replacement of fluid and electrolytes and maintenance of hydration in diarrhea, vomiting and other conditions where there is a loss of water and electrolytes.

Anhydrous dextrose is the primary ingredient of ORS. It is commonly called as glucose. It replenishes lost nutrients and electrolytes and provides metabolic energy. Sodium chloride plays an important role in regulating fluid balance in the body. It is used to treat or prevent sodium loss caused by dehydration, excessive sweating, or other causes. Potassium chloride maintains intracellular tonicity, is required for nerve conduction, cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, production of energy, maintenance of blood pressure and normal renal function. Sodium citrate is the trisodium salt of citric acid. It works by neutralizing excess acid in the blood and urine. It has been indicated for the treatment of metabolic acidosis.

Electral powder is available in powder form. The entire contents of the sachet should be reconstituted in one litre of drinking water. For the purpose of reconstitution, use only plastic, glass or stainless-steel container.

Key Composition of Electral powder:

  • Sodium chloride
  • Potassium chloride
  • Sodium citrate
  • Dextrose anhydrous

Therapeutic uses of Electral powder:

  • It is used for replacement of fluid and electrolytes and maintenance of hydration in diarrhea, vomiting and other conditions where there is a loss of water and electrolytes

Side effects of Electral powder:

Electral powder generally won’t cause any side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms, check with your physician.

Safety advice:

  • Take this medicine by mouth.
  • Reconstitute the entire contents of sachet in one litre of drinking water.
  • Use only plastic, glass or stainless-steel container for reconstitution.
  • Use only in recommended dilution.
  • Any portion of the solution prepared from the oral powder that remains unused for 24 hours after preparation should be discarded.
  • Daily dose should be equivalent to patient’s fluid requirement for maintenance and replacement of loses.
  • Do not use this if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • Electral powder should be used with caution in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.
  • Electral powder should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes or severe uncontrollable vomiting/diarrhea.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store protected from moisture

FAQ’s:

Can Electral powder be used in children?

Yes. It can be used for children. However, your pediatrician will decide the dose and duration depending on child’s condition.

Can Electral powder be used by diabetic patients?

Electral powder contains anhydrous dextrose (glucose). Consult your doctor before using, if you are diabetic or having gestational diabetes. Your doctor might suggest an alternative therapy.

Can Electral powder be used for severe diarrhea?

No. If you are having severe uncontrollable diarrhea, you may need supplementation with other parenteral fluids along with Electral. Kindly consult your doctor.

References:

https://www.ghsupplychain.org/sites/default/files/2019-02/MNCH%20Commodities-OralRehydration.pdf

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Dextrose-monohydrate

https://www.healthline.com/health/dextrose#precautions

https://www.drugs.com/mtm/sodium-chloride-oral.html

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Potassium-chloride

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Sodium-citrate#:~:text=Sodium%20citrate%20is%20the%20trisodium,flavouring%20agent%20and%20an%20anticoagulant.&text=It%20works%20by%20neutralizing%20excess,the%20treatment%20of%20metabolic%20acid

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