Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Glucagen
  2. Glucagen Diagnostic Kit
  3. Glucagon
  4. Glucagon Diagnostic Kit
  5. Glucagon Emergency Kit

Descriptions


Glucagon injection is an emergency medicine used to treat severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in diabetes patients treated with insulin who have passed out or cannot take some form of sugar by mouth.

Glucagon injection is also used as a diagnostic aid during X-ray tests of the stomach and bowels. This is to improve test results by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and bowels.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution