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Dextrose

Dextrose 5% Solution 90 ml

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Product Description:

Dextrose (same as Glucose) has the following uses, depending on the concentration:

  • To add fluids to your body after fluid loss.
  • To dissolve a medication to be given as an injection.
  • To treat low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).
  • To treat high potassium levels in the blood.

Warnings and precautions:

Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before receiving this medicine including:

  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you are dehydrated.
  • If you are malnourished.
  • If you have any kind of impairment of your glucose metabolism.
  • If you have trouble passing urine.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you recently suffered from brain injury.

Possible side effects:

  • Stop using this product and seek immediate medical help if you develop rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Side effects include:

  • Vein clots or inflammation of the veins
  • High blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) characterized by thirst, confusion and tiredness
  • Imbalance in the salt levels in your blood
  • Water retention due to malnutrition (swelling and difficulty breathing)
  • Dehydration

Other medicines and Dextrose:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, especially:

  • Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine.
  • Vincristine and Ifosfamide.
  • Cyclophosphamide.
  • SSRIs used for depression.
  • Antipsychotic for mental health treatment.
  • Opioid pain killers.
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Desmopressin.
  • Vasopressin and Terlipressin.
  • Diuretics (water tablets).

How Dextrose is given:

  • This medicine will be given to you by your nurse.
  • It is given as an injection in the vein.
  • Your doctor will determine the dose for you.

How to store Dextrose:

  • Store at room temperature 68 to 77°F (20 to 25°C).
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the package. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
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  • Manufacturer: Dextrose
  • Product form: Solution
  • Ingredients: Dextrose