Table: Comparison of Commercial Electrolyte Products

Summary of selected nutrients in commercial oral rehydration products. Table assumes products are mixed with water according the manufacturer's directions.
Table: Comparison of Commercial Electrolyte Products - Articles

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Molar concentration of selected nutrients in commercially available oral rehydration products (assumes product is mixed with water according to package directions).1
ProductCompanyGlucose
mmol/L
Glycine
mmol/L
Na
mmol/L
Cl
mmol/L
K
mmol/L
Bicarbonate
mmol/L
Citrate
mmol/L
Acetate
mmol/L
Advance ArrestManna Pro (Milk Specialties)108046*8*00
Advance Pro-Lyte PlusManna Pro (Milk Specialties)200F*104*23**0
Blue RibbonMerrick's Inc.*M*144*200*0
Bluelite CTechMix Inc.*F, M, L, S*48*34000
Bluelite ReplenishMTechMix Inc.*F, S*86*3200*
Bounce BackManna Pro16724144*23*00
Bovi-MateORSDrench Mate2464013060200099
C.H.E.E.R.S.2Nouriche Nutrition Ltd6464611558350663
Calf Gel 95Van Beek Natural Science*M039*7***
Calf GoldLyteBio-Vet Inc.**1439327*00
Calf QuencherVedco Inc.397013476238100
Calf Restart One-4TechMix Inc.*F, M, L, S***128000
ComebackAspen**113*24000
DiaqueBoehringer Ingelheim157778*14***
Electrolyte BaseLand O'Lakes*059*200*0
Electrolyte CompleteLand O'Lakes**115*20**0
Electrolytes PlusSav-A-Caf (Milk Products)250A30117*7**0
Entrolyte HEZoetis*299045238100
Epic Calf ElectrolyteTomlyn**91592000*
Formula 911Durvet Inc. (Advantech Ltd.)**127*19*00
Gener-LyteBio-Vet Inc.162*1209324*0*
Gener-Lyte 'G'Bio-Vet Inc.117*1209324*0*
Hydrafeed3A&L Laboratories184*115*11*00
Hydra-LyteLloyd Inc.3681685453001060
Multi-ElectrolyteAspen15024130*27**0
'O' Calf GoldLyte4Bio-Vet Inc.*01439327*00
'O" PectiLyte5Bio-Vet Inc.*0111*19*00
One Day Response6Farnam0*653910**0
PectiLyte7Bio-Vet Inc.*0110*18*00
Re-sorbZoetis12945808017000
RevitilyteVets Plus Inc.*A241015018*00
Source EAmerican Farm Products39439241152380**
SX Oral ElectrolyteEcoPlanet*0***000
TheracafCalf Solutions (Milk Products)1343510871224540

Source: Calculated from information listed in the Compendium of Veterinary Products, 2017 and from product labels. When product label included a range in guaranteed analysis, the minimum concentration was used for comparison.
1 May not include every available product. Where trade names appear, no discrimination is intended, and no endorsement by Penn State Extension is implied.
* Nutrient is provided by the product, but label contained insufficient information to calculate concentration.
F, M, L, S, A In addition to glucose, product contains another carbohydrate source: F = fructose, M = maltodextrin, L = lactose, S = sucrose, A = amylose.
2 Instead of glucose, contains maltodextrin (a chain of many glucose molecules); value listed for glucose is glucose equivalents.
3 Instead of glucose, contains 63 g of lactose (glucose and galactose).
4 Energy source is not specified; contains reed-sedge peat and organic dried kelp.
5 Energy source is organic sugar; label does not specify the form.
6 Instead of glucose, contains sucrose.
7 Energy source is not specified; contains roughage products, reed-sedge peat, and dried kelp.

Last updated Aug. 21, 2017.

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