D50 (50% Dextrose)

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Malvarez
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127997
Filename:
D50 (50% Dextrose)
Updated:
2012-01-15 16:59:50
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D50 50 Dextrose
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Description:
Type of drug; Carbohydrate, Antihypoglycemic
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    rapidly increases blood glucose which is needed for adequate utilization of amino acids; decreases protein, nitrogen loss; prevents ketosis
  2. Indications;
    acute hypoglycemia
  3. Contraindications & Precautions;
    • Contraindications; hyperglycemia, CVA, delirium tremens.
    • Precautions; renal, hepatic, cardiac disease, diabetes mellitus
  4. Route and Dosage;
    IV, 25-50 Gm slow IVP; Peds 0.5-1 Gm/kg
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    CHF, pulmonary edema, venous irritation

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