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Dehydration: Drinking Extra Fluids
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:
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.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||September 13, 2012|
|By:||Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 13, 2012|
|Medical Review:||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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