D5 Infusion

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

D5 Infusion is used for short term fluid replacement. It works by replenishing fluid loss. Thus, it treats hypovolemia that can result due to dehydration, injury, or burns.

D5 Infusion must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not take it if you have any known allergy to this injection. Your doctor may check your blood pressure and ask you to get regular blood tests done while you are using this injection.

The most common side effects include injection site reactions such as pain, swelling, and redness. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or suffering from kidney or liver diseases. In the case of breastfeeding mothers, this injection should be used with caution and it should be advised to hold breastfeeding till the time the treatment of the mother gets completed and the content of this injection gets eliminated from the body.

Uses of D Infusion

  • Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Benefits of D Infusion

In Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Appropriate fluid replacement is very essential to restore normal brain activity and other vital functions of the body to promote healing as well as speedy recovery. D5 Infusion helps restore this fluid imbalance and aids in improving the overall health of the patient. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

Side effects of D Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of D

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use D Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How D Infusion works

D5 Infusion works by replacing fluid loss.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with D5 Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
D5 Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
D5 Infusion should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether D5 Infusion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
UNSAFE
D5 Infusion is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Liver
CAUTION
D5 Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of D5 Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • D5 Infusion is used to provide your body with extra water and carbohydrates (calories from sugar). It is used when a patient is not able to drink enough liquids or when additional fluids are needed after any surgery or trauma.
  • D5 Infusion should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, hypokalemia (low potassium), peripheral edema (swelling in the arms, feet, or legs)
    or pulmonary edema (when fluids build up in the lungs).
  • Your blood sugar level will be monitored regularly while taking D5 Infusion.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Simple Sugar (Monosaccharide)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Crystalloids

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339, Laxmi Plaza, Laxmi Industrial Estate,New Link Road, Andheri (West),Mumbai-400 053, MH, India.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2022

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