Drug Protocols

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  1. Presentation of Glucagon
    1mg freeze dried powder and 1 ml dilutant solution
  2. Indications for Glucagon
    Suspected or known hypoglycaemia unable to take oral glucose
  3. Contra-indications of Glucagon
    KSAR
  4. Precautions of Glucagon
    Nil - may be ineffective in Pt's lacking stored glycogen, ie alcoholic with impaired liver function
  5. Side effects of Glucagon
    Nil
  6. Dosage of Glucagon
    • Patients less than 25kg = 0.5mg of combined solution
    • Patients over 25kg = 1mg of combined solution
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Drug Protocols
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2009-12-09 08:55:49
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Glucagon
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