Glucose/ Dextrose 5% Injection
Product Name: Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Main ingredients and chemical name: Glucose
Character The product is a colorless, or almost colorless clear liquid, with sweet flavor.
Pharmacology and toxicity
Glucose is one of the heat origin for human body, 16.7kJ heat can be produced from one gram glucose, so glucose is usually be used for the supplement of heat and treatment of hypoglycaemia. When administered together with insulin by phleboclysis, because the synthesis of glucogen must be joined with potassium, thus the potassium enter into cell to make the concentration of potassium-plasma decreased, the glucose injection can be used for the treatment of hyperpotassemia. Glucose injection is administered fast intravenously can make tissue dehydrate, so the product can be used as dehydrating agent. Moreover, glucose is main material which can maintain and adjust osmotic pressure of peritoneum dialysate.