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Dextrose 5% Inf 250ml (Skkl)

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250ml Injection

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Dextrose 5 % Description

Dextrose Injection contains dextrose as active ingredient. It is used to replace fluid loss and decreased calorie intake. This Injection is a source of hydration and calorie for the body. It will be

administered to you at a hospital or clinic set up by a doctor or nurse.

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ContainsDextrose(5.0 %)
UsesHydration
Side effectsInjection site reaction
TherapyINTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
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uses

Uses of Dextrose 5 %

Dextrose Injection is used as a source of hydration (water) and calories.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dextrose 5 %

  • If you are allergic to dextrose, corn or corn products or any other ingredients of Dextrose Injection.
  • Dextrose should not be administered simultaneously with blood.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dextrose 5 %

  • Injection site reaction
  • Increased blood volume
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dextrose 5 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dextrose Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Dextrose Injection in pregnancy. This medicine can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dextrose Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Dextrose Injection can be used during breastfeeding with caution. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dextrose Injection?
A:
If you experience dizziness or altered consciousness after taking Dextrose, it is advised to avoid or be cautious while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dextrose Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Dextrose Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Dextrose Injection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a decrease in the level of potassium or electrolyte imbalance.
  • You are on blood transfusion.
  • You are diabetic or pre-diabetic.
  • You experience swelling or fluid overload, acid-base imbalance.
  • You have kidney or heart disease.
  • Dextrose is being used in infants or children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dextrose 5 %

How Does It Work?

Dextrose works by increasing the fluid volume in the body caused due to fluid loss.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dextrose 5 %

Dextrose Injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Dextrose 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dextrose Injection works or Dextrose itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dextrose 5 %

  • Store Dextrose Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Dextrose 5 %

Overdose

Dextrose Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse. Thus, the chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms, inform your doctor or reach out to th...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Dextrose Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse immed...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why is Dextrose Injection given to me?

A: Dextrose is given to patients with fluid loss, dehyration, decreased calorie intake and also if you have low blood sugar levels.

Q: How is Dextrose given?

A: Dextrose will be given to you via intravenous (IV) route.
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 08:01 AM (IST)
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