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Dextrose Water 10% is a hypertonic, sterile, and nonpyrogenic solution of Dextrose (simple sugar) USP in water. Dextrose Water 10% is available in 500 ml volume in Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy in Lagos.

What is 10% dextrose water used for?

Dextrose Water 10% is administered intravenously for fluid replenishment and supply of calories. It is also used to treat low blood sugar and induce diuresis, depending on the condition of the patient.

When do you use 10% dextrose?

Dextrose Water 10% is used when there is a shortage of water or carbohydrates in the body. In most cases, the patient is dehydrated and cannot take in the required amount of liquid their body needs. Dextrose 10%  is also used in cases of insulin overdose, hypoglycemia, high blood potassium, and acute alcohol intoxication.

What is dextrose normal saline?

Dextrose saline is a solution containing water, calories and electrolytes that is used for hydration and providing energy. It does not contain any antimicrobial agents.

What is RL injection?

RL injection is Ringer’s Lactate Solution administered intravenously.RL solution is a mixture of calcium chloride, sodium chloride, sodium lactate, and potassium chloride in water. It is used to replenish fluids and electrolytes in patients who have low blood volume or low blood pressure. It is also known as sodium lactate solution.

Dextrose 10% Indications

Dextrose Water 10% injection is indicated as a source of water and calories.

Dextrose 10% Dosage

Dextrose 10% administration should be directed by a physician. Usage and dosage depends on the age, weight and clinical condition and laboratory indications of the patient.

Dextrose 10% Contraindications

Dextrose Water 10% may be contraindicated in patients that are allergic to corn or corn products.

Dextrose 10% Side Effects

Dextrose Water 10% can cause dizziness, mental confusion and loss of consciousness when administered too rapidly or suddenly.

Dextrose 10% Price

Dextrose 10% is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy in Lagos.


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