Antidote for Beta Blockers and calcium channel blockers
What are the Actions of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?
Stimulates production of glucose, relaxes Gi tract,
What is the Therapeutic Class of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?
What are the Nursing Considerations of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?
May cause anaphylaxis
May cause hypotension
Assess for signs of hypoglycemia, neuro status
Monitor serum glucose levels
Teach patient signs of hypoglycemia
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