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Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use Leaflet provided by your pharmacist when you get this medication and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.An episode of very low blood sugar should be treated right away to prevent serious effects (such as brain damage). Be sure to keep this medication handy in case it is needed. You and your caregiver must learn ahead of time how to properly give this medication. Each autoinjector/syringe can be used only one time. Caregivers should also know the symptoms of low blood sugar (see also Precautions section).The caregiver should remove the autoinjector/syringe from the package only when they are ready to use it. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.This medication should be injected under the skin of the abdomen, thigh, buttocks, or upper arm as directed by your doctor. It should not be injected through clothing. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. After giving this medication, the caregiver should get medical help right away.If the patient is unconscious, turn them on their side to prevent choking in case they vomit. If they do not wake up after 15 minutes, another dose may be given, if available.When the patient wakes up and is able to swallow, a quick sugar source (such as glucose tablets, juice) should be given. Dasiglucagon is only effective for a short time, and low blood sugar may return. The blood sugar level should be kept up by eating snacks such as crackers, cheese, a meat sandwich, or milk.Always call your doctor right away when an episode of very low blood sugar has happened. You may need more medical treatment, or your insulin dose and diet may need to be adjusted.
|Brand Name Examples||Supplied As||Strength|
|Zegalogue Syringe||Syringe||0.6 Mg/0.6|