drug-induced hypoglycemia

drug-induced hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia associated with drugs Endocrinology A state of ↓ serum glucose linked to use of various therapeutics–eg, sulfonylureas, oral hypoglycemics–eg chlorpropamide, tolbutamide, tolazamide, acetohexamide, alcohol, aspirin, phenformin, insulin
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[1] Drug-induced hypoglycemia remains the commonest cause.
Only 4% of the studies reported drug-induced hypoglycemia as a result of overdose, whereas majority of the studies (96%) reported dosing consistent with standard clinical practice as in present case and hypoglycemia episodes were usually symptomatic and severe as seen in this case.
Drug-induced hypoglycemia is now so relatively common that virtually every unconscious patient should be considered hypoglycemic until immediate estimation of the blood sugar level rules the condition in or out.
Drug-induced hypoglycemia. Surreptitious insulin administration must always be suspected in patients presenting with hypoglycemia consistent with HI.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of MEKC both as a qualitative assay to help in identification of SU drugs in serum for rapid and accurate diagnosis of drug-induced hypoglycemia and as a quantitative technique to be used in pharmacokinetic investigations.

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