Intravenous glucose solution (drip) must be entered with a speed of 7 ml per minute. Do not put more pressure at the dripper, you should not do more than 400 ml per hour. The maximum rate of 5% glucose per day should not exceed 2 litres for adults, If the solution has a concentration of 10%, the infusion rate should be 3 ml per minute, and the maximum daily dose of 1 liter. Glucose 20% is being introduced very slowly, about 1.5-2 ml / min, the daily dose is 500 ml. In any case, to introduce intravenous fluids yourself, you can not, therefore, go to the procedure in the hospital.
Glucose 40% of the mix with 1% ascorbic acid and inject intravenously. The number of injections and the daily dose should choose specialist.
Subcutaneous injections you can introduce yourself. To do this, buy syringes and isotonic solution. Enter fractionally in different places at 300-500 ml per day. Only use syringes for subcutaneous injection, intramuscular are too thick the needle and deform the skin to a greater extent.
If you are far from medicine and cannot make their own shots, take glucose tablets. Drink them for 30-40 minutes before meals 0.5-1 g per reception three times a day. Do not increase your dose without consulting your doctor, it may cause harm to the health.
Put an enema, if all other methods for any reason you are not suitable. Enter into the anus up to 2 liters of solution per day (isotonic).
During subcutaneous injection can be side effects in the form of tissue necrosis. And the rapid introduction of glucose solution into the vein can start phlebitis. Therefore, do not self-medicate, especially if you do not understand this. Entrust your health to doctors.
Glucose is contraindicated in diabetes, but in some cases it is administered together with insulin exclusively in the hospital environment.