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Allenbury’s Glucose D

Evans Medical PLC
Plot 6, Abimbola Way, Isolo, P.M.B. 1120, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria., km 32, Lagos Bad, Exp/way, Agbara
Tel: 01-7901401 - 8 (8 lines)
Fax: 01-7912722, 01-7912732
Website: http://evansmedicalplc.com/

Brand Name

Allenbury’s Glucose D

Manufacturer

Evans Medical PLC, Km 32, Lagos-Badagry Expressway, Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara, Ogun State.

Therapeutic Class

Other nutrients

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Powder for oral use (NRN: 04-0345): Calcium glycerophosphate 27 mg, glucose 15 g, vitamin D 19 IU.

Pack sizes: 15 g & 50 g (in Alufoil); 400 g & 175 g (in Metal tins).

Pharmacology

It helps ensure muscles have the nutrients they need to recover and repair themselves during and after exercise. Glucose has a high glycemic index, meaning it enters the bloodstream very quickly.

Insulin production increases immediately after taking glucose, providing a muscle-building boost as nutrients are driven into muscle fibers. Glucose powder as being easily assimilated and well tolerated by most people.

Indications

Allenbury's Glucose D powder provides a source of energy that is immediately available. It requires no digestion and is rapidly absorbed. It promotes the assimilation of fats in cases of low fat intolerance.

It is of value in the treatment of sea sickness, air-sickness and vomiting in pregnancy.

Contra-indications

Diabetic coma, intracranial or intraspinal hemorrhage, or delirium tremens.

Precautions/Warnings

It should be used with caution in diabetics or carbohydrate intolerant people due to risk of hyperosmolar syndrome characterised by severe dehydration, loss of consciousness that could potentially lead to death.

Interactions

Glucose interacts with Fludeoxyglucose (18F-FDG). Results of diagnostic studies using FDG (diagnostic radiopharmaceutical) is interfered, resulting in an increased or decreased uptake of the agent into tissues.

Adverse Effects

Hyperglycemia, glycosuria, and phlebitis.

Dosage & Administration

Age  Dosage 
Children (under 1 year): As directed by your physician.
Children (1-12 yrs): One teaspoonful (5 grams)
Adults (12 yrs and above): One heaped dessertspoonful (15 grams) or as directed by your physician.

Powder can be dissolved in water, beverages or sprinkled on cereals, fruits, pastries, etc, to be taken three times daily.

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Store in a cool dry place.

Review Date

2015-04-06 00:34:40