Dextrose 5% Pharmacology
Dextrose injection undergoes oxidation to carbon dioxide and water. Water is an essential constituent of all body tissues Average normal adult requirement ranges from two to three liters. Water balance is maintained by various regulatory mechanisms. Water distribution depends primarily on the concentration of electrolytes in the body compartments.
3.Hyperosmotic syndrome (((mental confusion and loss of consciousness)))
5.Infection at the site of injection
2.Diabetic coma while patient is hyperglycemic
4.In the presence of delirium in dehydrated patients.
5,Urinary tract obstruction
6.Essential electrolytes, minerals, and vitamins should be supplied if needed
7.Potassium should be added to dextrose solutions administered to fasting patients with good renal function, especially those on digitalis therapy
8. Do not administer D50W if there is any doubt about IV patency.
2. As vehicle for IV numerous drugs
3. Provide calorie in preoperative and post operative patients, patient with severe hepatic, cardiac or gastric disease
4. Source of water in inadequate water intake and excessive water loses
5. Treatment of ketosis in starvation, diarrhoea, vomiting or high fever
Maintenance therapy: 1.5-2 L/day over 8-12 hour
Maximum infusion rate: 0.85mg/kg body weight / hour
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