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Most useful drug to treat a case of DKA is (LQ)



A Glargine
B Troglitazone

C Regular Insulin
D Soda Bicarbonate

Ans. C

Regular Insulin

Insulin: This is the case of DKA and drug of choice is always regular insulin intravenous.

Treatment –

1). Fluids 0.9% saline.

2). Insulin Regular Insulin is given I/V in DKA. It is not given subcutaneous.

3). Treat precipitating events Noncompliance, infection by antibiotics.

4). K+ replacement Initially when patient comes initially he is hyperkalemic, later on when patient is treated with insulin, serum potassium level goes down and may require potassium replacement.

5). Injection HCO3 I/V if Ph <7

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