##### Asked by: Idoia Racherfelderbaumer

asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th May, 2020# How do you mix d25 and d50?

**D25**% discard 25 ml out of one amp of

**D50**, then draw 25 ml of NS or sterile water into the

**D50**amp; To make D10% discard 40ml out of one amp of

**D50**, then draw 40ml of NS or sterile water into the

**D50**amp. Agitate syringe to

**mix**solution.

Regarding this, how do you make d10 from d50 and d5?

Take a liter bag of **D5** and two amps of **D50**. Withdraw from the bag of **D5** 100cc, the volume that is in your two amps of **D50** so you don't overfill and pop the bag. Now inject the two amps of **D50** into the bag.

One may also ask, how much is an amp of d50? “An **amp of D50**” – 25 grams of glucose in a 50 mlprefilled syringe (50% glucose) – is, and has been since at least the middle of the last century, a standard parenteral treatment by U.S. emergency physicians for significant hypoglycemia.

Accordingly, how do you calculate dextrose?

Multiply the total volume of **dextrose** soln (in ml) supplied in a day by the **dextrose** concentration. This gives you grams of **dextrose** supplied in a day. Multiply the grams of **dextrose** by 3.4 (there are 3.4 kcal/g **dextrose**) to **determine** kcalories supplied by **dextrose** in a day.

How many grams are in d10?

**D10**% (25 **grams**/250ml) infuse 25 **grams** (entire 250ml).