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Rehydration

I am in Yangon and have been confined to my hostel for three days with gastroenteritis . I have just been sipping water but probably need some electrolyte beverage .

is there a local variety I can pick up easily from convenience stores ?

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Yangon (Rangoon)
Yangon (Rangoon)
Yangon Region, Myanmar
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1. Re: Rehydration

Yes,you can buy them at local shops-it is an import from Thailand

Royal-D Electrolyte Beverage

in Green/Orange sachet with fruit on the front

Get well soon

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Yes you should be able to get something from pharmacy or supermarket, ask your hostel. There is one called Royal-G and various others it seems.

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I think there is gatorade and other isotonic drinks at the local stores. There is a local sports drink called 100 plus that I like, it comes in both carbonated and non carbonated varieties. I prefer the latter.

If you can find a pharmacy nearby, it's best to get some Oral Re-hydration Salts. They are a mix of glucose, potassium and sodium in powder form that come in small packets which you open up and mix in water.

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Thank You ,

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Pharmacies sell rehydration packs which you mix with water-- great for recovery!!!

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