Glucose


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to glucose, corn or corn products. Patient w/ severe dehydration, glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome, ischaemic stroke. Admin of hypertonic soln in patients (esp if dehydrated) w/ intracranial or intraspinal haemorrhage, diabetic coma, delirium tremens.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ DM, chronic uraemia, thiamine deficiency, severe traumatic brain injury, water and electrolyte imbalance, haemodilution, sepsis, and severe malnutrition. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Renal failure. Childn (esp low birth wt infants). Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor serum and urine glucose, serum electrolytes, intake and output (I & O), caloric intake.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Electrolyte imbalance (e.g. hypokalaemia), dehydration, extravasation, severe hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. anaphylaxis). Nervous: Confusion, loss of consciousness. CV: Localised phlebitis, venous irritation and thrombosis, thrombophlebitis. Resp: Pulmonary vascular precipitates and oedema. Hepatic:Hepatic failure, cirrhosis, cholestasis, steatosis, increased bilirubin and hepatic enzyme, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis. Genitourinary: Diuresis. Endocrine: Glycosuria, hyperosmolar syndrome, hypervolaemia. Dermatologic: Rash. Others: Catheter infection and sepsis, chills, fever, infusion site reactions (e.g. erythema and pain).
Potentially Fatal: Severe hyperglycaemia and hyponatraemia.
ATC Classification
V06DC01 - glucose ; Belongs to the class of carbohydrates used as general nutrients.
V04CA02 - glucose ; Belongs to the class of diagnostic agents used to test for diabetes.
B05CX01 - glucose ; Belongs to the class of other solutions used as irrigating solutions.
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