What Are The Uses Of Dextrose?
Dextrose is glucose, used for treating:
- Low blood sugar levels
- Glucose may also be used sometimes to treat high potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia).
What Are The Side Effects Of Dextrose?
Dextrose is usually safe.
Some severe (but rare) side effects are:
- Allergic reactions like itching, hives
- Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
- Swelling of throat
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Dextrose?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Any heart disease, history of a stroke or coronary artery disease
- Kidney disease