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50% Dextrose

 
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    50% Dextrose

  • Pharmacology

  • A strongly hypertonic fluid containing a high concentration of dextrose.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Severe hypoglycaemia
  • Raised intracranial pressure
  • Contraindications
  • Intracranial / intraspinal haemorrhage
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Adverse Effects
  • Electrolyte disturbances – hyponatraemia, hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia, hypophosphataemia
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Dehydration
  • Thrombophlebitis
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