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Brand name: Glucose (Phebra) TM

Active ingredients: glucose

What it is used for

Glucose 50% intravenous infusion is strongly hypertonic and may be used to reduce increased cerebrospinal pressure and/or oedema due to delirium tremens or acute alcoholic intoxication. It may also be used to treat severe hypoglycaemia due to an excess of insulin and to provide concentrated calories in total parenteral nutrition regimes.

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 particle-free solution

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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