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Zegalogue Prefilled Syringe

The Generic Name is Dasiglucagon. Dasiglucagon DAS-i GLOO-ka’gon Dasiglucagon [DAS-iGLOO-kah-gon]
The Brand Names are Zegalogue Autoinjector and Zegalogue Prefilled Syringe.
Drug Class: Glucose elevating agents

What is a Zegalogue prefilled syringe?

Zegalogue Syringe Prefilled is used to treat high blood sugar levels (severe hypoglycemia) in children and adults aged 6 or older.

Zegalogue prefilled syringes can be used to treat other conditions not covered in this medication guideline.

Side effects of Zegalogue Prefilled Syringe

Seek medical attention immediately. If you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, feeling lightheaded or unable to breathe, a rapid or slow heartbeat, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat,

Zegalogue prefilled syringes can result in serious unwanted side effects. Contact your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Extreme headache severe headache, blurred vision, and an intense pounding in your neck and your ears;
  • New or ongoing low blood sugar symptoms include hunger, headaches, sweating, anxiety, dizziness, a high heart rate, and feeling nervous or shaky.

Common negative consequences of zegalogue prefilled syringes could include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
  • Headache;
  • Discomfort when an injection was administered.

The following is not an exhaustive list of the possible consequences, but other reactions could be experienced. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

The glucagon, Baqsimi, diazoxide, Gvoke, and Proglycem


Make sure that you and all of your family members know how to administer Zegalogue prefilled syringe injections prior to the time you have to utilize them. It is important to treat hypoglycemia promptly. A low blood sugar level for too long could lead to seizures, comas, or even death.

Before you take this drug

You shouldn't apply Zegalogue Prefilled Syringe if you are allergic to its ingredients or suffer from:

  • A pancreas tumor ( insulinoma) is a tumor of the pancreas ( insulinoma).
  • An adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma).

Speak to your doctor if you are suffering from:

  • Any pancreatic tumor;
  • The chronically low blood sugar level;
  • Adrenal gland issues;
  • An allergy to latex, for example,
  • If you haven't had a meal on a regular basis.

Don't give the Zegalogue prefilled syringes to children without medical advice.

See your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing.

Zegalogue prefilled syringes are not intended to cause harm to a baby who is not yet born; however, treating hypoglycemia as quickly as possible is more beneficial than any risk that this medication could pose.

In an emergency situation, it is not always possible to notify your carers that you are nursing or pregnant. It is important that the doctor who cares for your pregnancy or baby is aware that you've taken this medication.

How to take Zegalogue prefilled syringes?

The condition should be addressed immediately if possible. A low blood sugar level for too long could lead to seizures, comas, or even death.Zegalogue prefilled syringes are injectable beneath the skin. It will show you how to use emergency injections to treat severe hypoglycemia. Contact your physician after each injection of this medicine.Be sure to read and adhere to any instructions that are included with your medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor to clarify any instructions.

Make an injection only when you are ready to administer it. Don't use any medicine that changes color or has particles. Consult your pharmacist about the latest medication.Make sure that you and your carers are aware of how to administer Zegalogue syringe injection prior to when you are required to make use of it. The proper dose for children will be the same as for adults. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosing with care.

Following the infusion, it is recommended to consume a fast-acting food sugar source (fruit juice, glucose gel, hard candy, raisins, and non-diet soda), after which you should eat snacks or small meals like cheese, peanut butter, or crackers.When you're a caretaker, seek emergency medical attention after administering a Zegalogue prefilled syringe injection. If the patient is not improving within fifteen minutes of the injection, then you could require another injection.The levels of blood sugar may be impacted by illness, stress, surgery, drinking alcohol, exercise, or avoiding meals. Talk to your doctor before altering your dosage of medication schedule.

To prevent severe hypoglycemia, you must follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines with the utmost care.Place the items in the refrigerator away from the element that cools. Avoid freezing.You can also keep the Zegalogue Prefilled Syringe at room temperature; however, you must make use of the medicine for a minimum of 12 months before you discard it. Make sure to keep it out of the light by placing the medication in a protective container. Don't put the medicine back in the refrigerator after keeping it at room temperature.Do not take this medication until the time limit on the prescription label has expired.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Because Zegalogue prefilled syringes are utilized as required and not for daily use, they don't have a daily dosing regimen.

Consult your physician right away in the event that symptoms don't improve following the use of the Zegalogue prefilled syringe.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact for help at the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

The symptoms of an overdose can include vomiting, nausea, and rapid heartbeats. Also, it can lead to hypertension.

What should be avoided?

Follow your doctor's advice regarding any limitations on foods, drinks, or any activity.

Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about all other medications, particularly:

  • Indomethacin
  • Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven).

This list isn't exhaustive. Other medications can affect Zegalogue Prefilled Syringes, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. There are many possible interactions between drugs, which are listed here.



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