Select therapeutic use:

Diabetes:

Indications for GLUCAGEN:

Severe hypoglycemia in diabetics.

Adults and Children:

Give by IM, SC, or IV inj. Administer IM or SC inj into upper arm, thigh or buttocks. Hypoglycemia: <25kg or <6yrs (with unknown weight): 0.5mg. ≥25kg or ≥6yrs (with unknown weight): 1mg. May repeat dose if no response after 15mins. After responding and able to swallow, give oral carbohydrates.

GLUCAGEN Contraindications:

Pheochromocytoma. Insulinoma. Glucagonoma when used as a diagnostic test.

GLUCAGEN Warnings/Precautions:

Instruct caregivers in proper use. If hypoglycemia develops after treatment, give oral or IV glucose. Insufficient hepatic glycogen reserves (eg, starvation, adrenal insufficiency, chronic hypoglycemia); treat with glucose. Necrolytic migratory erythema (w. continuous infusion). As a diagnostic aid in diabetes or patients with cardiac disease; monitor blood glucose levels, BP, HR. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

GLUCAGEN Classification:

Antihypoglycemic.

GLUCAGEN Interactions:

Transient increase in pulse and blood pressure may occur with beta-blockers. Loss of efficacy or may produce hypoglycemia with indomethacin. May potentiate the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Potentiates anticholinergics; avoid concomitant use (during use as a diagnostic aid). Antagonized by insulin; monitor blood glucose (during use as a diagnostic aid).

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, asthenia, pallor, diarrhea, somnolence, decreased BP.

How Supplied:

HypoKit—1 (w. syringe + diluent)

Pricing for GLUCAGEN

hypokit of 1mg kit (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $309
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Miscellaneous diagnostic tests:

Indications for GLUCAGEN:

For use during radiologic examinations to temporarily inhibit movement of the GI tract.

Adult Dosage:

To relax the stomach, duodenal bulb, duodenum, small bowel: 0.2–0.5mg IV or 1mg IM. To relax the colon: 0.5–0.75mg IV or 1–2mg IM. After procedure, give oral carbohydrates to patients who have been fasting, if compatible.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

GLUCAGEN Contraindications:

Pheochromocytoma. Insulinoma. Glucagonoma when used as a diagnostic test.

GLUCAGEN Warnings/Precautions:

Instruct caregivers in proper use. If hypoglycemia develops after treatment, give oral or IV glucose. Insufficient hepatic glycogen reserves (eg, starvation, adrenal insufficiency, chronic hypoglycemia); treat with glucose. Necrolytic migratory erythema (w. continuous infusion). As a diagnostic aid in diabetes or patients with cardiac disease; monitor blood glucose levels, BP, HR. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

GLUCAGEN Classification:

Diagnostic aid.

GLUCAGEN Interactions:

Transient increase in pulse and blood pressure may occur with beta-blockers. Loss of efficacy or may produce hypoglycemia with indomethacin. May potentiate the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Potentiates anticholinergics; avoid concomitant use (during use as a diagnostic aid). Antagonized by insulin; monitor blood glucose (during use as a diagnostic aid).

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, asthenia, pallor, diarrhea, somnolence, decreased BP.

How Supplied:

Diagnostic kit—1 (w. diluent); Single-dose vials—10

Pricing for GLUCAGEN

hypokit of 1mg kit (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $309
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