Dextrose

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Dextrose
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2013-06-16 11:15:56
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  1. Dextrose

    Names / Class
    D50W

    Carbohydrate
  2. Dextrose / D50

    Mechanism of Action
    Rapidly increases blood glucose level
  3. Dextrose / D50

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • <1 minute
    • Varies
    • Varies
    • Not Applicable
  4. Dextrose / D50

    Indications
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Coma of unknown origin
  5. Dextrose / D50

    Contraindications
    None in emergency setting
  6. Dextrose / D50

    Precautions
    • Blood sample (BGL) should be taken prior to administration
    • Caution in Pt with increased ICP as increased cerebral edema can occur
    • Tissue necrosis & Phlebitis can occur at injection site
    • Use larger vein
  7. Dextrose / D50

    Side Effects
    None, other than those listed in precautions
  8. Dextrose / D50

    Adult Dose
    • 25 g (50 mL) IV
    • 2nd dose (same) may be given if 1st dose is ineffective
  9. Dextrose / D50

    Pedi Dose
    0.5 - 1.0 g/kg slow IV - dilute 1:1 with sterile water to form a 25% solution
  10. Dextrose / D50

    Max Dose
    Unknown (50 g?)
  11. Dextrose / D50

    Routes / How Supplied
    IV

    Unknown

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