One liter of fluid contains 100 gram of dextrose.
PaciDex 10D is available in:
- Used to correct significant hypoglycemia
- Can be used as a source of energy
Dosaage and Administration:
The dose is dependent upon the age, weight, and clinical condition of the patient. However, for non-diabetics, the maximum infusion rate should be 4mg/kg/minute. At this rate the hepatic glucose production is minimized and peripheral glucose uptake maximized.