Dextrose + Sodium chloride

Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Source of electrolytes and water for hydration
Adult: Dose depends on age, weight and clinical condition of the patient.
Child: Dose depends on age, weight and clinical condition of the patient.
Allergy to corn products.
Special Precautions
May cause fluid and/or solute overload. Caution when used in patients with CHF, severe renal impairment or clinical conditions whereby there is sodium retention with oedema. Monitor serum potassium levels. Not to be administered concurrently with blood through the same infusion set due to risk of agglomeration. Patients with overt or known subclinical DM, or carbohydrate intolerance. Risk of hypokalaemia during parenteral admin of hypertonic dextrose solutions. Paediatric patients especially neonates and very low birth weight infants. Caution when used in patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Fever, infection at the site of inj, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of inj, extravasation and hypervolaemia.
Evaluate patient's condition and institute appropriate measures.
Description: Dextrose and sodium chloride solutions are used as sources of electrolytes, calories and water for hydration. Sodium and chloride ions are responsible for regulating the acid-base balance of the body. Dextrose is a source of calories. It is readily metabolised and helps to decrease losses of body protein and nitrogen. It also promotes glycogen deposition and decreases or prevents ketosis.
Store at 20-25°C.
MIMS Class
Intravenous & Other Sterile Solutions
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