Glucagen (Glucagon Hydrochloride)
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Glucagon Hydrochloride Information
(gloo' ka gon)
Before using glucagon injection,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to glucagon, lactose, any other medications, beef or pork products, or any of the ingredients in glucagon injection. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticholinergic medications such as benztropine (Cogentin), dicyclomine (Bentyl), or diphenhydramine (Benadryl); beta blockers such as atenolol (Tenormin), labetalol (Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL), nadolol (Corgard), and propranolol (Inderal, Innopran); indomethacin (Indocin); insulin; or warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys) or insulinoma (pancreatic tumors), Your doctor will probably tell you not to use glucagon injection.
- tell your doctor if you have ever had glucagonoma (pancreatic tumor), adrenal gland problems, malnutrition or heart disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
- injection site swelling or redness
- fast heartbeat
- difficulty breathing
- loss of consciousness
- rash with scaly, itchy red skin on the face, groin, pelvis, or legs