D50 (50% Dextrose)
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Mechanism of Action;
rapidly increases blood glucose which is needed for adequate utilization of amino acids; decreases protein, nitrogen loss; prevents ketosis
Contraindications & Precautions;
- Contraindications; hyperglycemia, CVA, delirium tremens.
- Precautions; renal, hepatic, cardiac disease, diabetes mellitus
Route and Dosage;
IV, 25-50 Gm slow IVP; Peds 0.5-1 Gm/kg
Adverse reactions and side effects;
CHF, pulmonary edema, venous irritation
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