FAQs

Ingredients

Does Hydralyte™ contain added sugars?

Hydralyte™ contains glucose at a low concentration, sufficient for successful rehydration. The sweetener in Hydralyte™ is sucralose, a modified form of table sugar, which has an excellent safety profile. There are no known safety concerns with sucralose.

What is the sweetener in Hydralyte™?

Hydralyte™ contains sucralose, a modified form of table sugar, which has an excellent safety profile. There are no known safety concerns with sucralose.

Does Hydralyte™ contain isomalt, sodium saccharin or aspartame?

Hydralyte™ does not contain isomalt, sodium saccharin or aspartame.

Does Hydralyte™ contain fructose?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any added fructose. However it contains natural flavours that may contain small quantities of fructose. If you suffer from dietary fructose intolerance (malabsorption), Hydralyte™ will generally be well-tolerated. Should any unpleasant symptoms arise, cease taking the product.  If you suffer hereditary fructose intolerance, consult your healthcare professional before use.

What are the preservatives used in Hydralyte™?

Hydralyte™ Flavoured Electrolyte Powder and Hydralyte™ Effervescent Electrolyte Tablets DO NOT contain any preservatives.

Hydralyte™ Ready to Use Electrolyte Solutions and Hydralyte™ Flavoured Electrolyte Ice Blocks contain small amounts of potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate. Both of these ingredients are found naturally in fruits such as oranges, lemons and cranberries, and help protect the fruit from mould.

Does Hydralyte™ contain phenylalanine?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any phenylalanine.

Is Hydralyte™ gluten and wheat free?

Yes, all forms of Hydralyte™ are gluten and wheat free.

Does Hydralyte™ contain yeast or traces of nuts?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any yeast or traces of nuts.

Does Hydralyte™ contain any animal products?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any animal products. It is suitable for vegetarians.

Does Hydralyte™ contain genetically modified ingredients?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any genetically modified ingredients.

Does Hydralyte™ contain lactose (milk sugar) or dairy products?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any lactose or dairy products.

Does Hydralyte™ has a Kosher or Halal certificate?

We don’t have a Kosher or Halal certificate, but we can advise you that Hydralyte™ does not contain animal-derived ingredients.

Is Hydralyte™ suitable for vegetarians and vegans?

Hydralyte™ is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

General

How many calories does Hydralyte™ contain?

There are 55 food calories (232 Kilojoules) from sugars in 1 Litre of Hydralyte™.

Is Hydralyte™ gluten and wheat free?

Yes, all forms of Hydralyte™ are gluten and wheat free.

Does Hydralyte™ contain any animal products?

Hydralyte™ does not contain any animal products. It is suitable for vegetarians.

Is Hydralyte™ suitable for vegetarians and vegans?

Hydralyte™ is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Does Hydralyte™ has a Kosher or Halal certificate?

We don’t have a Kosher or Halal certificate, but we can advise you that Hydralyte™ does not contain animal-derived ingredients.

Is Hydralyte™ suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers?

Hydralyte™ is suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, however if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and have vomiting and diarrhoea please seek medical advice.

Is Hydralyte™ suitable for children under 12 months?

Hydralyte™ is suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, however if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and have vomiting and diarrhoea please seek medical advice.

Is Hydralyte™ suitable for children under 12 months?

Hydralyte™ is safe to use in children under 12 months – please refer to product packaging for dosage instructions.

How long do I take Hydralyte™ for?

Drink Hydralyte™ when thirsty of exhibiting signs of dehydration, or while symptoms persist.

However, seek medical advice if vomiting or diarrhoea persists for more than:

  • 6 hours in infants under 6 months
  • 12 hours in children under 3 years
  • 24 hours in children aged between 3–6 years
  • 48 hours for children over 6 years and adults