Dehydration Symptoms Include Increased Thirst, Dry Mouth & More
Learn What Causes Dehydration And The Signs Of Dehydration

Recognizing the symptoms of dehydration

When the body loses vital minerals and nutrients, it can quickly lead to dehydration. When that happens, using Pedialyte® immediately can help reduce the risk of dehydration.


If you see any of these warning signs, as identified by the Canadian Paediatric Society, call your doctor:


Decreased or absent urine output or fewer wet diapers


Increased thirst


No/few tears when the child cries


Dry mouth or tongue


Elevated heart rate


Overly sleepy/lethargy (less than normal activity). This could be a sign of severe dehydration.


Irritability (more crying, fussiness). This could be a sign of severe dehydration.


Sunken eyes. This is a sign of severe dehydration. 


Learn what causes dehydration.


Get tips on comforting kids.

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