Oral rehydration solution should be stopped after the diarrhea stops. Gift must also be stopped temporarily if oral rehydration solution failed to improve dehydration and / or child
affected by complications from diarrhea.
Oral rehydration solution is not recommended in cases of severe dehydration, exhaustion, and if no urine is discarded.
Oral rehydration solution has four main advantages:
1. Easily obtained
2. Easily given
3. Not expensive
4. Effective in treating mild or moderate dehydration