What Are You Struggling With?

Glucagon (GlucaGen)

What is the Generic Name for GlucaGen?

Glucagon

What is the Trade Name for Glucagon?

GlucaGen

What are the Indications of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?

  • Severe hypoglycemia
  • 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)?

Hormones

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Glucagon (GlucaGen)?

Pancreatics

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Date Published - Dec 16, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.