Safety and Efficacy of a Premixed, Rice-Based Oral Rehydration Solution

Irene Maulen-Radovan, Pedro Gutierrez-Castrellón, Mohamed Hashem, Michael Neylan, Geraldine Baggs, Ricardo Zaldo, Louis I. Ndife, Paul F. Pollack, Mathuram Santosham

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The authors compared the safety and efficacy of a ready-to-use, premixed, rice-based oral rehydration solution (R-ORS) with a glucose-based oral rehydration solution (G-ORS), each containing 75 mmol/L sodium, in Mexican children with acute diarrhea for less than 5 days.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-163
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Acute diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Low osmolarity solutions
  • Oral rehydration solution
  • Parenteral therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Gastroenterology


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