Oral Rehydration Salts
Oral rehydration salts are used in oral rehydration therapy. ORT is a simple treatment for dehydration associated with diarrhea, particularly gastroenteritis or gastroenteropathy, such as that caused by cholera or rotavirus. ORT consists of a solution of salts and sugars which is taken by mouth. It is used around the world, but is most important in the developing world, where it saves millions of children a year from death due to diarrhea - the second leading cause of death in children under five.
In 2006, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF announced a new formula for combating dehydration and acute diarrhoeal disease (you can read about the article here or find more information here).
The dosages available for this product are:
- Oral Rehydration Salts ORS 6.975g
- Oral Rehydration Salts ORS 18.9g
- Oral Rehydration Salts ORS 27.9g
Oral Rehydration Salts may be packaged as 10 sachets / box, 30 sachets / box, 100 sachets / box, or as per customer requirements.