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Glucagon

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    IV / IM
    Glucagon

    • Mechanism of Action
    • A hormone naturally produced by pancreatic alpha cells that is responsible for regulation of glucose  and lipid metabolism.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Severe hypoglycaemia due to administration of insulin or oral hypoglycaemics.
    • Contraindications
    • Phaeochromocytoma
    • Insulinoma
    • Glucagonoma
    • Adverse Effects
    • Nausea / vomiting.
 
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