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Glucagon, glucagon recombinant (GlucaGen®, Glucagon Emergency Kit) is a glucagon emergency kit prescribed to treat severe hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes. It is alos used for radiologic examiniations. Side effects, drug interactions, storage, dosage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to administering this medication.

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  • GlucaGen
  • Glucagon Emergency Kit
  • Recombinant, glucagon