Dehydration: Drinking Extra Fluids (Older Children and Adults) - Topic Overview
Increase your fluid intake to replace lost fluids when you have a
fever, diarrhea, vomiting, or sweating.
The following suggested amounts of fluids to drink every hour are
based on body weight:
Fluid amounts to drink
|Your weight ||Fluid |
If you have kidney or heart problems that limit your fluid intake, do
not increase your usual amount of fluids unless your doctor specifically tells you to do so.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 15, 2013
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