Vitamins and supplements

Glucodex® 50 g

Uses

Glucodex® 50 g is an orange-flavoured glucose oral solution used for performing a glucose tolerance test.

Dosage/directions for use

Directions: Serve cold.

Adults (except pregnant women): 75 g

Children: 1.75 g/kg of ideal body weight.

Pregnant women: 100 g or according to physician advice.


Ingredients

Each mL of this oral solution contains: 166.6 mg of glucose.

Non-medicinal ingredients: Citric acid, FD&C yellow #6, natural flavouring, purified water and sodium benzoate.


Storage

Store between 15oC and 30oC.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.


Precautions

Do not use if seal is broken.

Contraindication: Patients with glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome.

Glucose should be administered with care to patients with diabetes insipides.

Concentrated glucose solutions given by mouth may cause nausea and vomiting.