Saturday, August 9, 2014

Dextrose Anhydrous 5 g as Dextrose Monohydrate USP, Sodium Chloride BP 0.9 g



Dextrose Anhydrous 5 g as Dextrose Monohydrate USP, Sodium Chloride BP 0.9 g


Composition :

Each 100 ml of solution contains Dextrose Anhydrous 5 g as Dextrose Monohydrate USP, Sodium Chloride BP 0.9 g.


Description :

Dextrose 5% and Sodium Chloride 0.9% injection is a sterile, non-pyrogenic and hypertonic solution. It is the source of calorie as well as electrolyte. Administration of Dextrose 5% and Sodium Chloride 0.9% injection provide water, electrolyte and calorie, which decrease protein losses, prevent ketosis of the body and promote glycogen deposition.

Indications :

• General weakness • Excessive Vomiting • When water loss is exceeding the electrolyte loss • Renal function test in case of anuria and oliguria • During early and mild phases of fever • Postsurgical maintenance of calorie, fluid and electrolyte.

Dosage and Administration :

Dextrose 5% and Sodium Chloride 0.9% injection can be administered at the rate of 40 to 90 drops per minute intravenously or as directed by the physician.

Side effects :

Thrombosis of the chosen vein is always a possibility with intravenous infusion, if infusion is protracted then another vein should be selected after 12–24 hours.

Precaution :

Not to be used if any turbidity is observed in the solution or any leakage in the bottle.


Presentation :

Dextrose 5% & Sodium Chloride 0.9% is available in 500 ml & 1000 ml polyethylene bottle.

Storage :

Store at controlled room temperature in dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.

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