Vitamins and supplements
Glucodex® 50 g
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.
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.
Store between 15oC and 30oC.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
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.