Dextrose is a form of the molecule glucose. The solution of dextrose in water is administered intravenously (IV) via a vein. Its primary capabilities are to top off depleted fluids and offer carbohydrates to the body. Dextrose in water is used to treat quite a few clinical situations, consisting of hypoglycemia, insulin shock, and dehydration because of fluid loss. 

Additionally, it's from time to time used as a diluent or liquid medium for the practice of injectable medications within an IV bag. A diluent gives a huge volume of fluid for the purpose of diluting a small quantity of medicine. This permits the sluggish and stable administration of the drug into the body. 


Generic Category

Dextrose Solution





Pack Size


Prescription Required



Otsuka Pakistan

Country of Origin


Pack Form

Bottle of 25ml Liquid

Product Form


Product Type




  • Dextrose in water is run to provide the frame with additional water and carbohydrates as wished.
  • It is usually recommended to store this medicine in a quiet, dry area to maintain its balance and efficacy.
  • Habit-Forming: Dextrose in water isn't always associated with addiction-forming tendencies, and because of this, it no longer brings about dependence
  • This medicine has no effect on sedation or lethargy.
  • As indicated via its child safety designation, dextrose in water is considered stable for use with youngsters.
  • Route of Administration: Dextrose in water is administered externally through intravenous infusion 

Despite the fact that Dextrose in water is usually well tolerated, certain people can also experience the following detrimental outcomes:

  • Extreme ache, swelling, or burning around the IV catheter
  • Warmth, redness, oozing, or bleeding at the IV placement website Fever and a continual wheeze 

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