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Oral Glucose

Oral Glucose
Glutose, Insta-Glucose

CLASS
Monosaccharide (simple sugar).

DOSAGE

    1 to 2 tubes Orally

Use second tube of oral glucose based on blood glucose results

ACTIONS

    After absorption from GI tract, glucose is distributed in the tissues and provides a prompt increase in circulating blood sugar.

INDICATIONS

    Conscious hypoglycemic states

CONTRAINDICATIONS

    None

WARNINGS

    - Altered L.O.C
    - Ascertain the patient's ability to swallow an oral preparation of glucose without airway compromise.
    - Must be swallowed, not absorbed sublingually, or buccally.

SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea

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