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Glucagen 1Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Glucagon
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Glucagen 1Mg Injection is specifically used to treat low levels of blood sugar and patients of anaphylaxis. It stimulates the liver to break down glycogen and ease the absorption of glucose in the blood stream. It is usually injected intravenously, into a muscle or under the skin.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

Most of the drugs are contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Glucagen 1Mg Injection may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. The doctor should also be informed of any allergies that you may be having of any drug, food or other substance. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.

  • severe hypoglycemia

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Glucagen 1mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Glucagen 1mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Should not drive or operate machinery after a severe hypoglycaemic event until the patient has stabilised.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Glucagen 1Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Glucagen 1Mg Injection is a synthetic hormone which works by binding to the glucagon receptor and initiating signaling pathways by activation of adenylate cyclase as well as increaseing intracellular calcium. These signalling pathways lead to increased glucose secretion in blood.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Acitrom 4Mg Tablet

    Acenomac 3Mg Tablet

    Acenomac 1Mg Tablet

    Acenomac 2Mg Tablet

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