BD Glucose

Name: BD Glucose

How is this medicine (BD Glucose) best taken?

Use this medicine as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Follow how to use as you have been told by the doctor or read the package insert.
  • Make sure to swallow BD Glucose.
  • You may repeat in 10 minutes if blood sugar is still low.
  • Chew well before swallowing.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • This medicine is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.

How do I store and/or throw out BD Glucose?

  • Store at room temperature.
  • Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.

Bd Glucose Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Tell your caregivers or call your doctor right away if you have:

  • redness, swelling, warmth, or skin changes where an injection was given;
  • confusion;
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • fever;
  • swelling in your hands or feet; or
  • sweating, pale skin, severe shortness of breath, chest pain.

Common side effects of glucose injection may include:

  • pain or tenderness where an injection was given; or
  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling) for several minutes after a glucose injection.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Bd Glucose Interactions

Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.

Other drugs may interact with glucose, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Very bad dizziness or passing out.
  • Blood sugar stays low after stopping the drug.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Upset stomach or throwing up.
  • Loose stools (diarrhea).

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Some side effects of BD Glucose may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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