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Were you looking for information about Glucagon? Glucagone is a common misspelling of glucagon.
Glucagon is an injectable medication approved to treat dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). It is also approved for use in certain diagnostic tests, as it has been shown to slow down the digestive tract temporarily. If your healthcare provider has prescribed this medication, make sure you and those around you know how to use this potentially lifesaving drug in the event of a low blood sugar emergency.
Typically, glucagon is injected just under the skin. Side effects are generally uncommon and may include things like nausea, vomiting, and a short-term increase in heart rate.
(For more information, click Glucagon. This article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including its effects in the body and situations in which it will not work. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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