Rapilose Oral Glucose Tolerance Test - 300ml
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Rapilose® Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) Solution is a cost efficient and ready-to-use glucose solution, designed for use in glucose tolerance testing to screen for gestational diabetes and diabetes mellitus.
Each 300ml pouch of Rapilose® OGTT Solution contains exactly 75g of anhydrous glucose, which is the adult dose recommended by WHO in glucose tolerance testing.
Rapilose® OGTT Solution comes in a ready-to-drink format with in a 300ml aluminium foil pouch with a tamper evident twist-off cap.
Rapilose® OGTT Solution is an easy to drink, pleasant tasting orange-flavoured solution that is non-carbonated and contains no colour additives. It is also gluten, lactose, fat, caffeine and alcohol free.
With no pre-mixing or measuring required, Rapilose® OGTT Solution is convenient for accurately administering the required dose without any preparation. It can be stored on-site and easily used as required. It is therefore ideal for in-community testing and provides a cost effective, time saving alternative by avoiding the need to prepare test solution under clinical conditions.
In glucose tolerance testing, the standard dose for an adult is one pouch of Rapilose® OGTT solution (300ml/75g glucose). However, it can be easily adjusted to paediatric applications based on body mass. The dose for children who weigh less than 43kg is 7ml (1.75g glucose) per kg of body weight. The total children’s dose should not exceed 75g. Please click on the embedded hyperlink to download our ‘Rapilose® OGTT Paediatric Dosage Calculator’ spreadsheet.
Rapilose® OGTT contains the following ingredients: water, glucose syrup, glucose monohydrate, flavouring, citric acid (acidity regulator), potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate (preservatives).
Each 300ml Rapilose® pouch has the following nutritional values:
|Per 100ml||Per 300ml|
|Energy||399 kJ/95 kcal||1198kJ/286kcal|
|of which sugars||16.8g||50.3g|