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What side effects of dextrose require emergency care?

Seek medical attention if the following occur while taking dextrose: severe allergic reaction (rash, hives, swelling of the mouth/lips, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest); confusion; muscle twitching; swelling of the hands and feet; seizures; or muscle weakness.

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