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Dioralyte

Dioralyte is a rehydration treatment, which replaces electrolytes and fluids which are lost when suffering from diarrhoea.

Our safe and discreet online doctor's service makes it easy for you to buy diarrhoea treatment online and get it delivered straight to your door. To place an order of Dioralyte with us, press the green button

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  1. Click on the green "proceed to consultation" button.
  2. Fill in our short consultation form.
  3. Choose delivery method and mode of payment.
  4. Our team of expert prescribers will assess whether medication is suitable.
  5. If you get the green light and it is deemed suitable, your order will be processed quickly and efficiently.
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Do I Need to Wait in All Day for Delivery?

Once your order is dispatched you will receive a tracking number via sms and email.

Do You Deliver on Weekends?

We deliver medications between Monday and Saturday. You can upgrade to Saturday delivery on Friday.

My Order Hasn’t Arrived What Should I Do?

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.

Can I Be Notified by Text?

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.

Payment Methods
How Can I Pay for My Order?

You can pay for your order using credit, debit card or via bank transfer.

I Don’t Have a Credit Card, How Can I Pay?

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.

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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.

About Product

Buy Dioralyte online

You can buy Dioralyte sachets with confidence from our online pharmacy. If your order is approved before 3pm (Mon-Fri), our UK based pharmacy can dispatch your Dioralyte the same day, aimed for a next-day delivery.

What is Dioralyte?

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 functions.

Sign of dehydration include:

  • Confusion
  • Decreased urination or dark urine
  • Dizziness
  • Dry skin
  • Extreme thirst
  • Fast heart rate
  • Irritable behaviour
  • Pale skin colour
  • Poor responsiveness

While treating diarrhoea, it is important to keep your body topped up with fluids by drinking plenty of water.


How does Dioralyte work?

Dioralyte contains rehydration salts (sodium chloride, potassium chloride and disodium hydrogen citrate) and glucose. The combination 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.


How do I use Dioralyte?

You can buy Dioralyte in loose powder form.

  • Open 1 sachet and pour the powder into an empty glass.
  • Add exactly 200ml (7 fl oz) of water to the glass and stir until the powder has dissolved. The solution should look milky.

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 effect 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.


Dioralyte side effects and cautions

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 printed in the enclosed leaflet, you should contact your doctor or ask a pharmacist for help.

Allergies

Do not take Dioralyte if you are allergic to the following ingredients:

  • Disodium hydrogen citrate
  • Glucose
  • Potassium chloride
  • Saccharin sodium
  • Sodium chloride
  • Silicone dioxide

The flavoured versions of Dioralyte will also contain:

  • Citrus - Lemon and lime flavour
  • Blackcurrant - Blackcurrant flavour

If you experience the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop taking Dioralyte, contact your doctor and seek immediate medical help.

Signs of an allergic reaction may include:

  • Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, or extremities (hands and feet)
  • Skin rash (Hives)
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing

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.

Side effects

Dioralyte is well tolerated and does not typically cause side effects. Tell your doctor if you experience any of the following:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Swelling of the abdomen

This is not an exhaustive list of potential side effects. Discuss any side effects you experience with your doctor or a pharmacist for further assistance. You can use the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service to find the nearest pharmacy to you.

Contraindications

Do not take Dioralyte if you:

  • Are on a low potassium or sodium diet
  • Are unable to keep fluids down
  • Have diabetes
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have liver disease
  • Have or suspect a partial or full intestinal blockage
  • Have trouble digesting or tolerating some forms of sugar
  • Stop making urine, produce very little urine or have dark urine

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Dioralyte if you are breastfeeding, if you are or think you might be pregnant, or if you are planning to get pregnant in the near future.

Dioralyte interactions

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 medicine 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.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know when to stop taking Dioralyte?

Stop taking Dioralyte if you exhibit any side effects or if your condition worsens after taking the medication.

What should I do if I miss a dose of Dioralyte?

If you forget to take a dose of Dioralyte, skip that dose and take the next one as needed. Do not double up doses.

What should I do if I take too much Dioralyte?

Taking too much Dioralyte should not be harmful unless taken in large quantities. Go to the hospital if you exhibit 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.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Dioralyte?

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.

Can I drive or operate machinery after taking 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.

How should I store unused Diorlyte sachets?

Store unused Diorlyte sachets in a cool, dry location with a temperature under 25°C.

Can I take Dioralyte with other diarrhoeal treatments?

Dioralyte can be taken with other diarrhoeal treatments which contain loperamide, such as Imodium and Norimode.

For more information about taking Dioralyte with other medicines, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for assistance.


Table of contents

Buy Dioralyte online

How does Dioralyte work?

How do I use Dioralyte?

Dioralyte side effects and cautions

Frequently asked questions

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Dioralyte
  • Manufacturer: Sanofi
  • Active Ingredient(s): Potassium chloride, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, rice powder
  • Administration: Oral
  • Presentation: Dry powder
  • Available Strength: Sodium citrate (580mg), Sodium chloride (350mg), Potassium Chloride (300mg), pre-cooked rice powder (6mg)
  • Exemption: Pharmacy
  • Application: Men and women over 18+
  • Dosage: Maxiumum 5 sachets per day for 3 to 4 days
  • Description: Dioralyte is a water and salt replacement for people who are suffering from diarrhoea.
  • Drug Class: Fluid and electrolyte replacement
  • Alcohol Consumption: Avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking Dioralyte
  • When Pregnant: Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant before taking Loperamide.
  • When Breastfeeding: Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Loperamide.
Click here to view the Dioralyte - Patient Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea Alternatives

Norimode

Norimode
  • Reduces bowel spasm
  • Relieves diarrhoea
  • Available for next-day delivery
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Imodium Syrup SF

Imodium Syrup SF
  • Regulates bowel movements
  • Thickens stools
  • Easy to take oral suspension
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Loperamide

Loperamide
  • Treats acute and chronic diarrhoea
  • Slows down bowel movements
  • Encourages electrolyte absorption
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