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D10W (Dextrose 10% in Water)
W (Dextrose 10% in Water)
Immediate source of glucose and H
O for nutrient deprived cells.
Transient osmotic diuretic.
Onset - immediate
Peak - immediate
Half-life - unknown
Duration - unknown
Suspected or known hypoglycaemia.
Altered level of responsiveness NYD.
Coma or seizure NYD.
Extravasation causes tissue necrosis.
Consider consultation with clinical support before administration if cerebral bleed is suspected.
10 - 25 g (100 - 250ml of 10% sol.) P
See BCEHS Pediatric Dosage recommendations for age and weight-appropriate dosing information.