ORS Powder consists of anhydrous Dextrose, Potassium chloride, Sodium chloride and Sodium citrate.
Oral Rehydration Salt is a combination of Dextrose and a number of essential electrolytes (Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Citrate). ORS Powder restores body fluids & electrolytes, lost due to dehydration in case of Diarrhea and vomiting.
1. Dissolve the contents of the packet in the amount of drinking water indicated on the packet. 2. If drinking water is not available, or if you are not sure the water is drinkable, boil the water for at least 10 minutes and then let cool. 3. Stir well, and give to the child to drink in a cup or spoon feed.
Note: Be careful to mix the right amount of water. If you use too little water, the drink could make the diarrhoea worse.