GlucaGen Hypokit

GlucaGen Hypokit

glucagon

Manufacturer:

Novo Nordisk

Distributor:

Firma Chun Cheong
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DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glucagon HCl, biosynthetic
Indications/Uses
Treatment of severe hypoglycaemic reactions in insulin-treated diabetic patients.
Dosage/Direction for Use
SC, IM or IV inj. Adult & childn >25 kg 1 mg. Childn <25 kg or 6-8 yr 0.5 mg.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Patients w/ marked depletion of liver glycogen stores, fasting, low levels of adrenaline, chronic hypoglycaemia or hypoglycaemia caused by drinking too much alcohol. When used in connection w/ endoscopy or radiography. Elderly w/ a heart condition.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea & vomiting.
Drug Interactions
Insulin, indomethacin. May increase anticoagulant effect of warfarin.
ATC Classification
H04AA01 - glucagon ; Belongs to the class of glycogenolytic hormones. Used in the treatment of hypoglycemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
GlucaGen Hypokit powd for inj 1 mg
Packing/Price
1's
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