Dextrose 5% Plastic Injection 500ml
By NIRLIFE HEALTHCARE
500ml Infusion in Vial
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Dextrose 5 % Description
Dextrose Infusion contains dextrose as active ingredient. It is used to replace fluid loss and decreased calorie intake. This Infusion is a source of hydration and calorie for the body. It will be ad
ministered to you at a hospital or clinic set up by a doctor or nurse.
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Uses of Dextrose 5 %
Dextrose Infusion is used as a source of hydration (water) and calories.
Contraindications of Dextrose 5 %
- If you are allergic to dextrose, corn or corn products or any other ingredients of Dextrose Infusion.
- Dextrose should not be administered simultaneously with blood.
Side effects of Dextrose 5 %
- Injection site reaction
- Increased blood volume
Precautions and Warnings of Dextrose 5 %
Can I take Dextrose Infusion during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Dextrose Infusion in pregnancy. This medicine can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need.
Can I take Dextrose Infusion while breastfeeding?
Dextrose Infusion can be used during breastfeeding with caution. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
Can I drive if I have consumed Dextrose Infusion?
If you experience dizziness or altered consciousness after taking Dextrose, it is advised to avoid or be cautious while driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Dextrose Infusion?
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Dextrose Infusion. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Dextrose Infusion.
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.
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.
Directions for Use of Dextrose 5 %
Dextrose Infusion will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.
Interactions of Dextrose 5 %
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Dextrose Infusion 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.
Storage and disposal of Dextrose 5 %
- Store Dextrose Infusion under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Dextrose 5 %
Dextrose Infusion 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 the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
It is unlikely that the dose of Dextrose Infusion 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 immediately....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Why is Dextrose Infusion 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.
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