Glucose gel; mobilizes glucose stores.
FR: Known or suspected hypoglycemia in a conscious patient where there is no risk of aspiration or choking
FR: Known or suspected hypoglycemia
EMR: Known or suspected hypoglycemia
Increase of blood glucose levels via buccal absorption when administered orally.
In presentations of altered consciousness: risk of choking or aspiration. In such situations, glucose gel may be administered by saturating gauze swab with gel and positioning between patient's lip and gum to promote absorption.