Glucagon

Information about Glucagon

Glucagon uses

Glucagon is used in the treatment of severe hypoglycemia
It is also used in barium study.

How glucagon works

Glucagon is a natural hormone. It helps the liver to change glycogen into glucose. It works in barium study by relaxing the tone and motility of the smooth muscle in the gastrointestinal tract.

Common side effects of glucagon

Nausea.

Available Medicine for Glucagon

  • ₹785
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹750 to ₹940
    Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)

Content on this page was last updated on 17 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)