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When should I call my doctor if I am taking dextrose?

You should call your doctor when taking dextrose for the following reasons: if you miss a dose of dextrose; if you become pregnant or begin breastfeeding; if you have a severe reaction to dextrose (swelling of hands/feet; difficulty breathing; chest tightness; rash; hives; confusion; muscle twitching; or seizures); also, you may contact your health care provider if you have any questions on how to use, administer, or store dextrose.

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