Isotonic Drinks Treat Diarrhea, Myth or Fact?
When diarrhea, maintain adequate fluid in the body that must be considered.
The community believed the myth isotonic efficacy in treating diarrhea.
Dr. Muzal Kadim, SpA (K) of the Children’s Gastroenterology Specialist Sub RSCM Jakarta explains, “When the diarrhea, it takes oralit that have been adapted composition by the WHO as a form of oral rehydration solution.”
Isotonic drinks can not treat diarrhea and is not designed as a replacement fluid in times of diarrhea.
“Isotonic Drinks merely preventing and replace body fluids lost everyday due to the hot weather, and sports activities. And, electrolyte content in it is not suitable for patients with diarrhea,” explains dr. Muzal some time ago.