Dextrose, Adult Dosages


D50 Administration:

10 to 25 gm via IV/IO.

Repeated doses and supportive treatment may be required in severe cases. 

D10 Administration:

150ml drip ran wide open to effect. 

If blood sugar remains below 60mg/dL, repeat D10 100ml. 

Consider IO access only if no IV access and Glucagon is ineffective.  

Complete NCEMS Dextrose Policy