What is Electrolyte replacement solution?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Lectrolyte Pedialyte Rehydralyte Show all

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Electrolyte replacement solutions provide both electrolytes (like sodium, potassium, and so forth) and fluid to the patient. Special electrolyte replacement solutions can be prepared in order to meet the needs of particular patients.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve fluid intake / hydration 3 0
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 3 0
Blood pressure fluctuates 1 1
Dehydration 1 0
Dysautonomia 1 0
Excessive thirst (polydipsia) 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Electrolyte replacement solution

Side effect Patients
Shakiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Electrolyte replacement solution

Dosage Patients
1 ea daily 1
1 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Electrolyte replacement solution

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Electrolyte replacement solution

Duration

Currently taking Electrolyte replacement solution

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 2

Stopped taking Electrolyte replacement solution

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Electrolyte replacement solution.