Composition and indications
Probiotical ORS® is a powdered Dietary Food for Special Medical Purposes for oral rehydration. Probiotical ORS® is composed of glucose, citrate, potassium, chloride, sodium, zinc sulfate, Lactobacillus reuteri and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. It is intended for babies and young children in case of acute, light to moderate diarrhea or vomiting.
Diarrhea or vomiting lead to a rapid loss of fluids, salts and essential nutrients in youg children and babies. The balance of the natural bacterial flora can also be disturbed. Probiotical ORS® restore the balance of salts and fluids until diarrhea and vomiting stop.
Glucose, trisodium citrate, natrium chloride, kalium chloride, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG, Lactobacillus Reuteri, zinc sulfate.
Mechanisms of action and specifications of the product
For rehydration, Probiotical ORS® meets the European and Worldwide recommendations in term of concentration of glucose, sodium, chloride, potassium and citrate. The resulting osmolarity is therefore ideal for rehydration.
|Recommended target values|
|Probiotical ORS® Mmol/L||ESPGHAN (mmol/L)||WHO/UNICEF (mmol/L)|
In addition of the classical composition of ORSs, Probiotical ORS® contains two bacteria, Lactobacillus reuteri and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, scientifically proven for their efficacy and officially recommended by the EU. Probiotical ORS® contains zinc that helps to maintain immune homeostasis.
Children : Drink 10ml/kg of body weight after each liquid stools loss.
Adults: Drink 1l/day (4 sticks/day) during 2 days.
Children : Drink 15-20ml/kg of body weight/hour (first 4 hours). Reduce gradually the volume when the symptoms of dehydration decrease.
Adults: Drink 1 stick diluted in 250ml after each liquid stools loss.
Regular administration of small quantities.
To use until the end of the diarrhea and/or vomiting
Max 8 sticks/day (2 liters of water /day)
Precautions of use
should not be used as the only source nutrition. Do not use by the parenteral route. Must be excluded from the alimentation of healthy children. Keep out of reach of children. Read carefully the precautions of use before usage. The product must be used under medical control.
Probiotical ORS® exists in boxes of 8 sticks of 5,25 g each.
A stick of powder have to be diluted in 250 ml water.
Ask your physician or pharmacist for advices