Henry County Pediatrics

Interstate 75, Exit 224
125 Eagles Pointe Pkwy, Suite 120, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Phone: 770-474-6969


Acute diarrhea with minimum dehydration is treated with clear liquids like Pedialyte for 12-24 hours. Oral Electrolyte like Pedialyte small amounts (1-2 oz) every 15-20 minutes as tolerated for 12 hours. The patient can then be given salted crackers & pretzels. Then advance to soft diet ( rice, mashed potatoes ). The patient needs to be seen by a physician if patient has fever, vomiting, decreased urine output, to check for dehydration.