Why choose Gastrolyte?
Gastrolyte rehydration preparations contain a balanced solution of glucose and electrolytes. They have been carefully formulated to help replace fluids and electrolytes lost due to dehydrating illnesses such as diarrhoea, vomiting, fever, colds and flu. These formulas are easy to take and prepare anywhere. They are suitable for travellers and adults or children suffering from mild dehydration.
How does Gastrolyte rehydrate quickly?
Dehydration is caused by significant loss of body water and important electrolytes due to vomiting and/or diarrhoea, excessive perspiration and decreased fluid intake. Gastrolyte replenishes lost fluid and electrolytes for rapid rehydration and recovery.
A balanced solution of glucose and electrolytes that helps rehydrate the body quickly during dehydrating illnesses such as diarrhoea, vomiting, fever, colds and flu.
Gastrolyte electrolyte rehydration formula contains no artificial colours or flavours and is suitable for the family.
Signs of mild dehydration include dry or sticky mouth, lethargy, decreased urinary output (or darker in colour), sunken eyes, sunken fontanelle (soft spot on infants head) and headache.
Electrolytes and glucose per millilitre: Potassium citrate 2.11mg/mL; Sodium Chloride 2.6mg/mL; Citric Acid Anhydrous 2.53mg/mL; Glucose Anhydrous 15.8mg/mL.
Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in babies under 6 months old; 12 hours in children under 3 years; 24 hours in children 3-6 years; 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years. If you have kidney disease or are taking heart or blood pressure medicines consult your Doctor or Pharmacist before use. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
Contains: glucose, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate and sulphites. Contains potassium 0.89mg/mL and sodium 1.07mg/mL.
Keep out of reach of children.
Standard Parcels (under 3kg) over $99 = FREE!
Parcels under 3kg & under $99 = $7.95
Parcels over 3kg or bulky over $99 = $12.95
Parcels over 3kg or bulky under $99 = $16.95
We offer Express Shipping for parcels up to 3kg
Parcels under 1kg = $12.95
Parcels between 1-3kg = $16.95
- Express shipping is not available to PO Box addresses.
- Signature is required on delivery.
Your Discount Chemist use Australia Post to deliver standard parcels and Toll Priority for express shipping requests.
Parcels arrive within 3-7 business days.
Express shipped parcels arrive within 1-3 business days (this may be slightly longer for remote country areas).
International orders other than New Zealand will be charged at the cost price. Once you place your order one of our staff will email you with the cost of delivery, you have the option of agreeing and proceeding with the order or declining and receiving a full refund. Note: Perfumes cannot be sent overseas.
Your Discount Chemist use DHL for international orders.
New Zealand Shipping Rates:
Parcels up to 500g = $12.95
Parcels between 0.5-1kg = $24.95
Parcels between 1-1.5kg = $29.95
Parcels between 1.5-2kg = $39.95
Parcels between 2-2.5kg = $44.95
Parcels between 2.5-3kg = $49.95
All New Zealand orders over 3kg will be charged at cost - we will email you after you complete your order.
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