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Drug info for glucagon

Prototype

Glucagon

Action

Converts glycogen into glucose

Contra­ind­ica­tions

Sulfa allergy
Thiazide allergy

Cautions

Pregnancy
Renal/­Liver Dysfun­ction
 

Indication

hypogl­ycemia related to pancreatic cancer, anterior pituitary dysfun­ction, or diabetes (any type)

Adverse Effects

Nausea & Vomiting

Nursing Interv­entions

Move patient onto side after admini­str­ation in case GI upset occurs
 

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