25% DEXTROSE INFANT (25% Dextrose Infant) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name


What is the Trade Name for 25% DEXTROSE INFANT

25% Dextrose Infant

What is the Indication for 25% DEXTROSE INFANT

  • INDICATIONS & USAGE 25% Dextrose Injection is indicated in the treatment of acute symptomatic episodes of hypoglycemia in the neonate or older infant to restore depressed blood glucose levels and control symptoms. Other drugs, such as epinephrine and glucagon, should be considered in patients unresponsive or intolerant to dextrose (glucose). Oral feeding of dextrose may be necessary in infants with frequently recurring hypoglycemic episodes or to prevent recurrences due to hyperinsulinemia. 25% Dextrose Injection also provides a minimal source of carbohydrate calories.



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