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Is pedialyte good for adults to take to treat diarrhea ?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on April 7, 2023.

Official answer


Yes, it is fine for adults to drink Pedialyte for treating or preventing dehydration caused by diarrhea.

Pedialyte Solution is used for:

Treating or preventing dehydration caused by vomiting or diarrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pedialyte Solution is a carbohydrate and electrolyte combination. It works by replacing electrolytes and carbohydrates in the body to prevent dehydration.

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