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Insta-Glucose gel is a concentrated carbohydrate gel that is specifically designed to be used as an immediate treatment for low blood sugar levels, also known as hypoglycemia.

Insta-Glucose gel is often used by individuals with diabetes mellitus who may experience sudden drops in their blood sugar levels.

The gel contains a high amount of glucose, which is a type of sugar that can be quickly absorbed by the body to raise blood sugar levels.

Use and Dosage

Read and follow all directions on the product package before you need to take this product. Be sure to keep this product handy in case it is needed. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this product by mouth as directed. If you are taking a chewable form of this product, chew it thoroughly before swallowing. Some liquid forms need to be shaken before use. Check the manufacturer’s directions.

Check your blood sugar level 10 to 15 minutes after taking this product. If your blood sugar level is still low, take another dose. The blood sugar level should be kept up by eating snacks such as crackers, cheese, a meat sandwich, or milk.

If your symptoms do not get better within 20 minutes or if they get worse, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Serious side effects include:

  • Severe burning, pain, or swelling around the IV needle
  • Warmth, redness, oozing, or bleeding where the IV was placed
  • Fever or ongoing cough
  • High blood sugar (increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, or weight loss)
  • Headache, trouble concentrating, memory problems, weakness, feeling unsteady, hallucinations, fainting, seizure, or shallow breathing or breathing that stops
  • Low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, or muscle weakness or limp feeling)
  • Anxiety, sweating, pale skin, severe shortness of breath, wheezing, pain, or fast or uneven heart rate

Less serious side effects may include:

  • Mild irritation around the IV needle
  • Upset stomach
  • Swelling in your hands or feet

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


  • Before taking glucose, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • This product is safe to take during pregnancy when used as directed.
  • It is unknown if this product passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strengths

Insta-Glucose Gel is available in the following form and strengths:

  • Insta-Glucose Gel:
    • 40 %


What happens if I miss a dose?

Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of dextrose 5% in water.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention.

Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.

What should I avoid while using dextrose 5% in water?

Follow your doctor’s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Insta-Glucose Gel

Scientific Name:

Glucose Dextrose

Other Names:

Insta Glucose Gel



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