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Glucogon

Were you looking for information about Glucagon? Glucogon is a common misspelling of glucagon.
 
Glucagon is a hormone naturally found in humans. When used as a medication, it is approved for the following purposes:
 
  • Treating severe low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Slowing down the digestive tract in order to perform certain diagnostic tests.
     
People will typically inject this medication just under the skin, although trained healthcare professionals can inject it into a vein or muscle. The skin of a buttock, arm, or thigh is typically recommended. When used in an emergency situation, the person should wake up within 15 minutes.
 
(To read the full eMedTV article, click Glucagon. Topics discussed include how it works, who can use it, and safety issues to discuss with your healthcare provider. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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