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Know More About Glucagon

Uses of Glucagon

Administer Glucagon in treating low levels of blood sugar in the body. It is both medication and hormone, which helps improve the severe symptoms of hypoglycemia. This medicine is available as a Glucagon Emergency Kit.

Glucagon Precautions and Warnings 

Similar to other diabetes medications, there are certain factors that you need to observe and follow during your Glucagon treatment. Also, to make sure that this medicine is safe for you to use, speak with your healthcare professional first if you have the following:

  • Problems involving the pancreas
  • History of heart disease
  • Liver damage
  • Kidney disease
  • Pregnant or planning to get pregnant
  • Hypersensitivity to the medicine and its components

Glucagon Dosage 

In treating hypoglycemia, the usual dosage given is 1 mg or 1 unit of the said medicine from the kit. However, for children who weigh less than 19 kgs, the amount of glucagon given is only half of the usual dosage (0.5 mg). In applying this medicine, there are certain ways to do it. You can do it intravenously, intramuscularly, or even subcutaneously.

Glucagon Side Effects

The following list includes the adverse reactions in taking Glucagon. These includes:

Common Side Effects of Glucagon 

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Low blood pressure
  • Low blood potassium 

Severe Side Effects of Glucagon 

  • Unexplained bleeding
  • Severe headache
  • Nausea
  • Recurrent vomiting
  • High blood sugar


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