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GlucaGen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- What are the possible side effects of glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- What is the most important information I should know about glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- How should I use glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (GlucaGen)?
- What happens if I overdose (GlucaGen)?
- What should I avoid while taking glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- What other drugs will affect glucagon (GlucaGen)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (GlucaGen)?
Glucagon should only be administered in emergency situations to patients with severe low blood sugar who are unable to take sugar by mouth. A missed dose is unlikely, however, if you have any questions regarding a glucagon dose talk to your healthcare provider.
What happens if I overdose (GlucaGen)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of a glucagon overdose may include nausea and vomiting.
What should I avoid while taking glucagon (GlucaGen)?
Do not make changes in your normal diet or exercise routines without first talking to your doctor. These changes will affect your blood sugar.
Do not use alcohol without the approval of your doctor. It lowers blood sugar, and you may experience dangerously low blood sugar levels.
What other drugs will affect glucagon (GlucaGen)?
The effect of injected glucagon is not known to be influenced by medicines other than insulin and indomethacin (Indocin).Talk to your doctor if you are taking indomethacin (Indocin) and have been prescribed glucagon.
Glucagon may increase the anticoagulant effect of warfarin.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all drugs that you are taking, including over-the-counter cough, cold, allergy, sleep, diet pills, vitamins, minerals, and herbal products Many other drugs may affect your blood sugar levels.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about glucagon written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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