WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Anaesthesia
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Table des matières
Afficher le documentPreface
Afficher le documentIntroduction
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuPremedication
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuGeneral anaesthetics and oxygen
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuLocal anaesthetics
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuNon-opioid analgesics
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuOpioid analgesics and antagonists
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuMuscle relaxants and cholinesterase inhibitors
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuBlood substitutes
Fermer ce répertoireSolutions for correcting water and electrolyte imbalance
Afficher le documentCompound solution of sodium lactate
Afficher le documentGlucose
Afficher le documentGlucose with sodium chloride
Afficher le documentSodium chloride
Afficher le documentPotassium chloride
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuAntacid for use in obstetric practice
Afficher le documentAnaesthesia at the District Hospital
Afficher le documentSelected WHO publications of related interest
Afficher le documentBack cover

Glucose with sodium chloride

Group: intravenous infusion fluid
Injectable isotonic solution: 40 mg/ml (4%) glucose, 1.8 mg/ml (0.18%) sodium chloride; Na+ 30 mmol/litre, Cl- 30 mmol/litre

General information

This isotonic preparation has a relatively low sodium content.

Clinical information


• Postoperative fluid and electrolyte replacement, until adequate fluid can be taken by mouth.

• Replacement of fluid and electrolyte loss during surgery, particularly in children.

Dosage and administration

Individual requirements should always be determined on the basis of clinical and, whenever possible, electrolyte monitoring.

Adults and children: during surgery the infusion rate is typically 5 ml/kg per hour.


Patients must be carefully monitored throughout the infusion for signs of intravascular overload. Should this occur, the infusion must be slowed or suspended and, if necessary, a rapidly acting diuretic administered (for example furosemide 40 mg i.v.).

Adverse effects

Unduly rapid replacement may lead to pulmonary oedema.


Glucose with sodium chloride solution should be stored in sealed containers.

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