Glucose Fresenius Kabi – Glucose uses, dose and side effects


300 mg/ml injection solution
of glucose

What Glucose Fresenius Kabi is and what it is used for

Glucose Fresenius Kabi is used to raise the blood sugar level in case of too low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as it is not possible to supply sugar by mouth (insulin coma).

2. What you need to know before you are given Glucose Fresenius Kabi

You should not be given Glucose Fresenius Kabi

if you are allergic to glucose or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).

Other medicines and Glucose Fresenius Kabi

Tell your doctor or nurse if you have recently taken or might take any other medicines. 

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

There are no known risks of using this medicine during pregnancy and lactation.

Driving and using machines

This medicine has no known effect on the ability to drive or use machines.

3. How to Give Glucose Fresenius Kabi

Your doctor will decide on a dose based on your blood sugar level and body weight. Healthcare professionals will give Glucose Fresenius Kabi intravenously (directly into the bloodstream via a vein) to you.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or nurse.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Common side effects are (may affect up to 1 in 10): thrombosis and concomitant inflammation in superficial blood vessels ( thrombophlebitis ).

Reporting of side effects ar

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This also applies to side effects that are not mentioned in this information. You can also report side effects directly (see details below). By reporting side effects, you can help increase drug safety information.

The Medical Products Agency

Box 26

751 03 Uppsala

5. How to store Glucose Fresenius Kabi

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label after EXP. dat. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

No special storage instructions.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is glucose 300 mg / ml.
  • The other ingredients are hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment and water for injections.

What the medicine looks like and contents of the pack

Glucose Fresenius Kabi is an infusion solution provided in a plastic cartridge 20 x 10 ml.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Marketing Authorisation Holder

Fresenius Kabi AB

751 74 Uppsala

Fresenius Kabi Norge AS
Svinesundsveien 80
1788 Halden, Norway

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