Dextrose Gel

 

 

Reviewed by Jane Alsweiler
December 2014
Administration Newborn Drug Protocol Index Newborn Services Home Page

 

Dose and Administration

 

40% (40g/100ml) Dextrose Gel

Indications

Criteria

Dose

Administration

References

1 Harris DL, Weston PJ, Signal M, Chase JG, Harding JE. Dextrose gel for neonatal hypoglycaemia (the Sugar Babies Study): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2013;382:2077-83.
2 Weston PJ, Harris D, Battin M, Brown J, Hegarty J, Harding JE. Oral dextrose gel for the treatment of hypoglycaemia in newborn infants (Protocol). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014; Issue
3 Art. No.: CD011027. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011027.