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About Glucagon:

This medicine is a hormone used to treat severe low blood sugar in patients with diabetes who are unable to take sugar by mouth. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

How to use this medication:

Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS MEDICINE COMES with a patient information leaflet. Read it carefully. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this medicine. BE SURE THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY know how to use this medicine before you need it. STORE THIS MEDICINE as directed on the prescription label.


Do not use this medicine after mixing unless the solution is clear and of water-like consistency. Check the expiration date on the medication. If it expires before you mix it, replace it. Symptoms of severe low blood sugar are disorientation, unconsciousness, or seizures.

Side Effects:

A side effect (that may go away during treatment) is nausea. If it continues or is bothersome, check with your doctor.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience vomiting, hives, or trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.