A 19-year-old male asked:
what is used calcium and glucose in case of faintness state (with tachycardia, respiratory insufficiency, pallor, poor view and hearing) for?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
More info please: Are you referring to tachycardia etc that are symptoms of hypoglycemia, and what role do calcium and glucose have in treating the hypoglycemia?
3135 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Suspected low sugar: in the short term, low blood sugar is more dangerous than high level and so rapidly giving sugar for suspected symptom is a safer bet. I doubt that u had low calcium--as u likely would have experienced muscle spasm etc...but giving u some MAY reduce the risk of cardiac rhythm trouble. I would recommend checking with doc to see why u had trouble breathing...?asthma? Good luck
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Last updated Mar 14, 2015
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