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This is why we also take steps to conceal your prescription products under two layers of packaging.
We have a commitment to delivering a discreet service and understand your need for privacy. We ship all orders via a trackable courier using discreet, plain packaging.
Once your order is dispatched you will receive a tracking number via sms and email.
We deliver medications between Monday and Saturday. You can upgrade to Saturday delivery on Friday.
You should receive a tracking number with your order which you can use this number to track your parcel online. This should give you a clear indication of where your parcel is. If you haven’t received your parcel in the time frame given by our couriers, contact your local depot to find out where it is. You can also contact our support team who will do this for you.
On checkout you will be asked to leave your mobile number so our courier can text you about the delivery. This is also useful if the courier has problems finding your address. We will not use your mobile number for anything else.
You can pay for your order using credit, debit card or via bank transfer.
If you don’t have a credit or debit card you can pay via bank transfer. We will give you a unique reference number at checkout along with details of how to make the transfer. Once the money has cleared in our account, we will process your order.
We are a completely secure site and take many measures to ensure your details are kept safe. We understand that you have a right to extreme privacy when purchasing sensitive health medications. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
You can pay for your order using credit, debit card and bank transfer.
Card Payment: Please notify us that you wish to cancel your order. Your refund will show available In 1 - 3 days.
Bank Transfer: A member of our team will contact you requesting for your bank details. These details are only used to transfer the funds back into your account.
You can buy Dioralyte sachets with confidence from our online pharmacy. If your order is approved before 3pm (weekdays), our UK based pharmacy can dispatch your Dioralyte the same day, for a next-day delivery.
Dioralyte is a fluid replacement product for the treatment or prevention of dehydration, typically due to diarrhoea, which can quickly lead to an extreme loss of water and electrolytes. With diarrhoea, the body can lose more fluid than it takes in, leaving you without enough fluid for normal bodily functions.
Sign of dehydration include:
While treating diarrhoea, it is important to keep your body topped up with fluids by drinking plenty of water.
Dioralyte contains rehydration salts (sodium chloride, potassium chloride and disodium hydrogen citrate) and glucose. This combination of electrolyte salts enhances the uptake of fluid by the intestines to rehydrate the body. The rehydration process reduces fluid in stool, making stools firmer and less watery.
The rehydration salts, also known as electrolytes, help the body to retain fluids more efficiently, keeping the body hydrated for longer.
You can buy Dioralyte in loose powder form. It can be taken in the following steps:
Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage when taking Dioralyte. Adults typically use one sachet of power after each loose stool. Use one 200ml (7 fl oz) glass of water per sachet.
Do not mix Dioralyte with anything other than water. When mixing, do not use more or less than 200ml (7 fl oz). Using too little or too much water may affect the effectiveness of this medicine.
Drink the solution within 1 hour of mixing at room temperature. If kept refrigerated after mixing, drink the solution within 24 hours.
Discard any unused solution after one hour, if kept at room temperature, and after 24 hours, if stored in a refrigerator.
If you have trouble keeping food or drink down, you can take this medication in small sips.
Do not use more or less than 1 sachet for each dose.
If you forget to take a dose of Dioralyte, skip that dose and take the next one as needed. Do not double up doses to make up for a missed dose.
Taking too much Dioralyte should not be harmful unless taken in large quantities. Go to the hospital if you experience any side effects from the overdose. Take any remaining medication and the packaging with you to give to the hospital staff, so they have the specific details necessary to provide treatment.
Before taking Dioralyte, it is important to familiarise yourself with the patient information leaflet (PIL) enclosed with your medicine. If you have any concerns about the information in the patient information leaflet, speak to your doctor or ask a pharmacist for advice.
Do not take Dioralyte if you are allergic to the following ingredients:
The flavoured versions of Dioralyte will also contain:
If you experience the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop taking Dioralyte and seek immediate medical help.
Signs of an allergic reaction may include:
For serious reactions, you should go straight to the casualty department of your nearest hospital. Take any remaining medicine and packaging with you so doctors know exactly what you took.
Dioralyte is well tolerated and does not typically cause side effects. Tell your doctor if you experience any of the following:
This is not an exhaustive list of potential side effects. Discuss any side effects you experience with your doctor or a pharmacist for further advice.
You can use the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service to find your nearest pharmacy.
Do not take Dioralyte if you:
Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications including over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements. Dioralyte may affect how other medications work or certain medications may interfere with how Dioralyte works.
If the diarrhoea lasts longer than 36 hours, see your doctor to determine the cause.
Check the expiration date on both the Dioralyte carton and each sachet. The date is printed as a month after EXP. The product expires on the last day of that month. Do not discard the medication in the household waste. You can also take any remaining medication to your pharmacist for proper disposal.
Always keep medicines out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
Never share your medicine with anyone else, even if they exhibit the same symptoms as you.
Stop taking Dioralyte if you exhibit any side effects or if your condition worsens after taking the medication.
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking Dioralyte.
Alcohol can increase your risk of becoming dehydrated and potentially interfere with the rehydrating effect of Dioralyte.
Dioralyte should not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, it is important to know how the medicine affects you before engaging in tasks which require concentration, such as driving or operating machinery.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before using Dioralyte if you are breastfeeding, if you are pregnant, or if you are planning to get pregnant.
Store unused Dioralyte sachets in a cool, dry location with a temperature under 25°C.
For more information about taking Dioralyte with other medicines, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
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