Are Pedialyte and related products really better than water or juices to treat and prevent dehydration in children

Are Pedialyte and related products really better than water or juices to treat and prevent dehydration in children?

Most experts say yes.

Diarrhea and vomiting can be serious in infants and young children. They lose fluids and minerals quickly...putting them at risk for dehydration. Dehydration from diarrhea is one of the most common reasons children are hospitalized.

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