Mega Motswako Rehydration Information:
Dosage and directions for use: Dissolve one 5g sachet of Mega Motswako Rehydration in 200ml cold water.
Treatment of mild to moderate dehydration:
50 - 100ml/kg body mass over the first 6 hours followed by maintenance therapy. If further fluid loss continues for 12 hours, and for severe dehydration, consult your healthcare professional immediately.
Maintenance of adequate hydration:
Replacement after each diarrhoea:
Infants up to 1 year: 100 - 200ml
Children: 1 - 5 years: 200 ml
Older children and adults: enough to replace the fluid lost and quench thirst.
In patients unable to take usual feeds/meals:
Age 0 - 1 year: 120ml/kg per day.
Age 1 - 2 years: 100ml/kg per day.
Age 2 - 4 years: 85 ml/kg per day.
Age 4 - 10 years: 70 ml/kg per day.
Age over 10 years and adults: 2 - 3 litres per day.