Glucose is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional supplement group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2070   Edition : 38,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Dex4 Glucose, Dextrogel, Glutose,Glucon D

  ►  Strength : Injection with   , Solution with   , Tablet with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2070   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IV infusion,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2069   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Emergency hypoglycemia 50 % It may be necessary to use a peripheral vein but the solution should be given slowly.
2 Pneumothorax 25 50 % Solution
3 IV infusion Injection Glucose solution (25 to 50%) has also been used as a sclerosing agent in the treatment of varicose veins and as an irritant to produce adhesive pleuritis in the management of pleural effusions and pneumothorax.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 37, Martindale    Page : 2069   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : Intravenous glucose solutions (particularly hyperosmotic solutions, which also have a low pH) may cause local pain, vein irritation, and thrombophlebitis, and tissue necrosis if extravasation occurs. , Intravenous infusion can lead to fluid and electrolyte disturbances including hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia, and hypophosphataemia., Prolonged or rapid infusion of large volumes of iso-osmotic solutions may cause oedema or water intoxication; conversely, prolonged or rapid use of hyperosmotic solutions may result in dehydration as a consequence of the induced hyperglycaemia.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2069   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Glucose is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : Contraindicated in patients with anuria, intracranial or intraspinal haemorrhage, and in delirium tremens where there is dehydration. , They should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus, as rapid infusion can lead to hyperglycaemia, as well as in those with malnutrition, thiamine deficiency, carbohydrate intolerance, sepsis, shock, or trauma., glucose solutions should not be used after acute ischaemic strokes as hyperglycaemia has been implicated in increasing cerebral ischaemic brain damage and in impairing recovery.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2070   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Glucose with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Nutritional supplement. --- ( Gopalan, C., Rama Sastri, B., & Balasubramanian, S. (1971). Nutritive value of Indian foods. Hyderabad, India: National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research )

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    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   40 minutes,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2070   Edition : 38,