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Dextrose (By injection)

Dextrose (DEX-trose)

Provides your body with extra water and carbohydrates (calories from sugar). Dextrose is used in many different health conditions.

Brand Name(s):

Kabiven, Perikabiven, SmartRx MLD Kit

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive blood through the same tube that you are receiving dextrose through.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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