One liter of fluid contains 50 gram of dextrose.
PaciDex 5D is available in:
- Adult I.V. solution to keep vein open.
- Vehicle for mixing medications for I.V. delivery for all age groups.
- In children use only for medication mixtures/administration.
- Indicated for use in patients with burns on the second post-burn day.
Can be used to supply small amounts 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.