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Brand name: Glucose (Fresenius Kabi) TM

Active ingredients: glucose

What it is used for

The solutions are indicated for intravenous fluid therapy designed to correct deficiencies in energy levels. Glucose 5% is also used to correct hydration levels. The solutions may also be used as solvents for intravenously administered drugs where compatibility has been established.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless liquid.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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