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.
Advice 2: How to chop subcutaneous injection
Subcutaneous injections are made when the immediate effect of the drugs is not required. And at the same time, these injections start to act faster than drinking a pill. The fact that in the subcutaneous fat layer, and where the injection is done, many blood vessels, so the drug injected thus, well absorbed into the blood. Usually subcutaneously are vaccinated and are hormones, such as insulin or growth hormone.
You will need
- a syringe with a volume of 1 ml;
- - a cotton ball or disc;
- - alcohol.
Wash your hands and wipe them with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.
Select the site for injection. For subcutaneous injections are preferred buttocks, thighs, upper arms and stomach area. Take a shot at a distance of not less than three inches from the previous injection. Failure to do so may lead to scar or thickening of the skin.
Lubricate the injection site with a cotton pad abundantly dampened with alcohol. First, treat large area of skin around the site of injection, then the place of injection.
Make the left hand a fold of skin in the shape of a triangle. In the right hand take the syringe. If you are left handed, do the opposite. The syringe should be in dominant hand, so that it's accurate.
Insert the needle at 2/3 of the length at an angle of 45 degrees to the base of the skin fold.
Put the medicine slowly by pushing the plunger of the syringe with your thumb.
Remove the needle from the skin and press the injection site with a cotton disk soaked in alcohol. Removing wool from the skin, with circular movements massage gently places the shot.
Discard the syringe in the trash, after putting on the needle cap.
Watch carefully so that when you dial the medication into the syringe did not get an air bubble. If it still happens, do not inject it under the skin. Leave the air bubble with a small amount of medication in the syringe.