Oral Rehydration Solution OS-1 Series

Oral rehydration solutions: OS-1 and OS-1 Jelly

OS-1
  • “Useful for dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, or fever”
  • “Water and electrolytes essential for the body”
  • Approved by Consumer Affairs Agency as foods for persons with medical conditions (individual type) and categorized as foods for special dietary use

OS-1 and OS-1 Jelly are beverages that meet the oral rehydration therapy guidelines recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The composition of OS-1 is based on the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which has promoted the use of oral rehydration therapy for persons who are dehydrated.

The term “food for persons with medical conditions (individual type)” means a food that has been approved by Consumer Affairs Agency on the basis of medical and nutritional confirmation of its expected therapeutic dietary benefits in persons with specific diseases.


OS-1

Use of OS-1

OS-1 is an oral rehydration solution that contains carbohydrates and electrolytes in balanced concentrations. This product is approved as a food for persons with medical conditions and is intended to provide water and electrolytes in order to maintain proper water and electrolyte balance in persons with mild-to-moderate dehydration. Specifically, OS-1 is useful for dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, or fever associated with infectious enteritis or the common cold, as well as for dehydration resulting from insufficient oral intake in elderly persons or excessive perspiration.


Instructions for use

OS-1 should be taken according to the following guidelines and intake adjusted based on the degree of dehydration.
Older children and adults (including elderly adults): 500-1000 mL/day
Young children: 300-600 mL/day
Infants: 30-50 mL/kg/day

OS-1 should be used only as directed by a physician as a dietary therapy for dehydration.
Consult a physician, pharmacist, nurse, or dietitian before consuming OS-1. OS-1 is intended only for the dietary treatment of dehydration, not for the treatment of any underlying disease (even if a large volume is consumed).

Precautions for handling OS-1

Do not freeze the product. If the product is frozen, the contents may expand and damage the container.
Promptly consume after opening the container. Leaving unconsumed product at room temperature may result in damage of the container or propulsion of the cap.

Nutrition facts
(per 100 ml)
Calories: 10 kcal, protein: 0 g, fat: 0 g, carbohydrate: 2.5 g, salt equivalent: 0.292 g (sodium: 115 mg), potassium: 78 mg, magnesium: 2.4 mg, phosphorous: 6.2 mg, glucose: 1.8 g, chloride: 177 mg
Product category Beverage
Ingredients Carbohydrates (glucose, fructose), salt
Additives Citric acid (Na), potassium chloride, sodium phosphate, magnesium chloride, sweetener (sucralose), and natural flavors
Volume 280 ml, 500 ml
Best before date Printed on cap
Distributor Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.

About a manufacturing facility of OS-1 jelly

OS-1 Jelly

Use of OS-1 Jelly

OS-1 Jelly is an oral rehydration solution in jelly form that contains carbohydrates and electrolytes in balanced concentrations. This product is approved as a food for persons with medical conditions and is intended to provide water and electrolytes in order to maintain the proper water and electrolyte balance in persons with mild-to-moderate dehydration. Specifically, OS-1 Jelly is useful for dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, or fever associated with infectious enteritis or the common cold, as well as for dehydration resulting from insufficient oral intake in elderly persons or excessive perspiration. Although this product can be consumed by persons who have difficulty chewing or swallowing, a physician should be consulted before its use.


 

Instructions for use

OS-1 Jelly should be taken according to the following guidelines and intake adjusted based on the degree of dehydration.
Older children and adults (including elderly adults): 500-1000 g/day
Young children: 300-600 g/day
Infants: 30-50 g/kg/day

Use only as directed by a physician as a dietary therapy for dehydration.
Consult a physician, pharmacist, nurse, or dietitian before consuming OS-1 Jelly. OS-1 Jelly is intended only for the dietary treatment of dehydration, not for the treatment of any underlying disease (even if a large volume is consumed).

Precautions for handling OS-1 Jelly

Do not freeze or heat OS-1 Jelly. If the product is frozen or heated, the jelly may disintegrate.
Some water may be separated from the product depending on how the product is stored and handled.
Be careful not to spill the contents when opening the container.
After opening the container, consume the appropriate amount of OS-1 Jelly promptly. Store any unused product in the refrigerator. Make sure that cap is properly resealed.

Nutrition facts
(per 100 g)
Calories: 10 kcal, protein: 0 g, fat: 0 g, carbohydrate: 2.5 g, salt equivalent: 0.292 g (sodium: 115 mg), potassium: 78 mg, magnesium: 2.4 mg, phosphorous: 6.2 mg / glucose: 1.8 g, chloride: 177 mg
Product category Beverage (jelly)
Ingredients Glucose, salt
Additives Thickener (polysaccharides), sodium lactate, potassium chloride, lactic acid, magnesium sulfate, sodium phosphate, sodium glutamate, sweeteners (sucralose, acesulfame potassium), and natural flavors
Volume 200 g
Best before date See the lower part of the container.
Distributor Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.

About a manufacturing facility of OS-1 jelly