Dextrose Solution For Injection 10pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dextrose: Solution for injection (10%)

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What is this Medicine?

DEXTROSE (DEX trose) injection solution is used in hospitalized patients for nutrition support, to treat low blood sugar, and to decrease high potassium levels in the blood.

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Dextrose 10% Solution for Injection

NDC: 003380023
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperkalemia, Hypoglycemia, Nutritional Supplementation

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; brief exposure up to 104 degrees F does not adversely affect product
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Dextrose 10% Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Dextrose 10% Solution for Injection

Dehydration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Glycosuria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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