Dextrose

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dunks406
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15020
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Dextrose
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2010-04-18 03:34:40
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Dextrose
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  1. Class
    Carbohydrate
  2. Pharmacology and Actions
    Principal form of glucose used by the body to create energy
  3. Indications
    To increase blood sugar levels in documented hypoglycemia.
  4. Contraindications
    Causeing patients with S/S of ICP
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Pain at site of injection
    • Necrosis
    • Hyperglycemia
  6. Dosage
    • 25 grams of D50 IV / IO / PO
    • 0.5/kg of D25 IV / IO / PO (28 days to 8 years old)
    • 0.2kg of D10 IV / IO / PO (Neonate)

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