GlucaGen Medication Information
GlucaGen® (glucagon) is a medicine approved for the treatment of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and for use in slowing down the digestive tract in certain diagnostic procedures. It is given as an injection and is approved for use in both adults and children.
Side effects are fairly uncommon with this drug, but may include things such as changes in blood pressure, nausea, and vomiting. This medication isn't the best choice for everyone, so it's important to review GlucaGen's safety information with your healthcare provider before using it. Make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have any other medical conditions, such as adrenal insufficiency, alcoholism, or any allergies, or if you are taking any other types of medicine.
(For more information on this medication, click GlucaGen. This article provides a more in-depth discussion on this drug, explaining how it works to treat low blood sugar, what to expect after receiving an injection, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)