Glucagen Powder For Solution For Injection 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Glucagon 1mg Pwd for Inj

What is this Medicine?

GLUCAGON (GLOO ka gon) occurs naturally in the body. It increases blood sugar. This medicine is used as an emergency treatment for severely low blood sugar in diabetic patients, especially if they are not able to take sugar by mouth. It is also used as a diagnostic aid in X-ray examinations of the stomach and other digestive organs.

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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Glucagon 1mg Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

NDC: 633230596
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypoglycemia, Radiographic Examination

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Congenital Hyperinsulinemia, Choking Due To Esophageal Foreign Body Impaction, Beta-blocker Toxicity, Verapamil Toxicity

Storage Information
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Do not freeze
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Glucagon 1mg Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

Reported Side Effects for Glucagon 1mg Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

Coma Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

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


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