>Treats Severe bradycardia related to beta blockers.
Mode of action:
>29 Amino acid polypeptide.
>Secreted by pancreatic alpha cells.
>Stimulates hepatic gluconeogenesis.
>Only for those with hepatic glycogen.
>Beta Blocker overdoseDoses.
>Adults 0.5-1 mg sc/iv/im.
>Cachexia and malnutrition - does not work as liver glycogen stores are depleted.
Reference:Tara V Shanbhag 3rd edition