School Nurses Organization of Arizona
Brand Names: US
Baqsimi One Pack; Baqsimi Two Pack; GlucaGen Diagnostic; GlucaGen HypoKit;
Glucagon Emergency; Gvoke PFS
Treatment of low blood sugar
IV, IM, SubQ, Intranasal
Intranasal: Children ≥4 years and Adolescents: 3 mg (1 actuation)
How to Administer:
● Do not give by mouth, for nasal use only
● Insert the tip of the device into 1 nostril and fully depress plunger until the green line is no longer visible.
● Inhalation of the dose is not necessary.
● Do not reuse the device after administration.
● If no response after 15 minutes, may repeat dose using a new device.
● Administer fast-acting and long-acting oral carbohydrates to patient as soon as possible after response to treatment.
Common Side Effects:
● Upset stomach or throwing up
● Signs of a common cold
● Nose or throat irritation
Severe Side Effects:
● Signs of an allergic reaction
● Signs of high or low blood pressure
very bad headache or dizziness, passing out, or change in eyesight
● Signs of low blood sugar
dizziness, headache, feeling sleepy, feeling weak, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, hunger, or sweating
● A fast heartbeat
● Blisters; scaly, red, itchy, or painful skin; or if the skin starts to break down.
How to Store:
● Room temperature
● Keep in shrink wrapped tube until ready to use
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