(GLOO ka gon)
Diagnostic aid: Radiologic examinations (injection): As a diagnostic aid during radiologic examinations to temporarily inhibit movement of the GI tract in adults.
Hypoglycemia:Note: The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that glucagon be prescribed for all patients with diabetes at increased risk of level 2 hypoglycemia (<54 mg/dL); caregivers, school personnel, or family members of these patients should be trained on when and how to administer glucagon (ADA 2020).
Injection, powder for reconstitution (GlucaGen HypoKit or Glucagon Emergency): Treatment of severe hypoglycemia in pediatric and adult patients with diabetes.
Limitations of use: Products not packaged with a syringe and diluent necessary for rapid preparation and administration during an emergency outside of a health care facility are not indicated for the emergency treatment of hypoglycemia.
Injection, solution (Gvoke): Treatment of severe hypoglycemia in adult and pediatric patients (≥2 years of age) with diabetes.
Intranasal: Treatment of severe hypoglycemia in adult and pediatric patients (≥4 years of age) with diabetes.
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