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Generic Name: Electrolyte Tablets (e-LECK-troe-lite)
Brand Name: Examples include Medi-Lyte and Temp Tabs

Medi-Lyte is used for:

Decreasing fatigue, muscle cramps, or heat exhaustion due to excessive sweating. The use of Medi-Lyte for these conditions has not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Medi-Lyte is an electrolyte combination. It works by replacing electrolytes in the body.

Do NOT use Medi-Lyte if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Medi-Lyte
  • you have high blood potassium levels

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Medi-Lyte :

Some medical conditions may interact with Medi-Lyte . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, fluid retention (eg, swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet), intestinal holes or punctures, difficulty urinating, kidney problems, or unexplained rectal bleeding
  • if you have severe or persistent vomiting or severe diarrhea, or you are dehydrated
  • if you have high levels of sodium in the blood
  • if you are unable to properly absorb glucose from food

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Medi-Lyte . However, no specific interactions with this medicine are known at this time.

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Medi-Lyte may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Medi-Lyte :

Use Medi-Lyte as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Medi-Lyte with 8 ounces (240 mL) of water.
  • If you miss a dose of Medi-Lyte , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Medi-Lyte .

Important safety information:

  • If vomiting, fever, or stomach pain or bloating occurs, or if you have diarrhea that continues for longer than 24 hours, check with your doctor.
  • Use Medi-Lyte with extreme caution in CHILDREN. Safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Medi-Lyte , discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Medi-Lyte during pregnancy. It is unknown if Medi-Lyte is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Medi-Lyte , check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Medi-Lyte :

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with this product. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions or need medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org/findyour.htm), or emergency room immediately.

Proper storage of Medi-Lyte :

Store Medi-Lyte at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Medi-Lyte out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Medi-Lyte , please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Medi-Lyte is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Medi-Lyte . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: September 5, 2007
Database Edition 07.3.1.003
Copyright © 2007 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

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