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What will happen if a person who is not diabetic takes insulin ?

My friend took some of her boyfriends Insulin today. He s a type to diabetic but she s not. What should she do? She feels dizzy and has sweaty hands and feels as if she s going to pass out
Wed, 25 May 2011
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she should be given good amount of glucose & nothing else ,as single dose of insulin is not going to make any harm.
Wish you speedy recovery
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
hello,
she may be hypoglycemic. give her good amount of glucose. take care
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General & Family Physician Dr. Channabasappa K's  Response
how much insulin she took?in insulin syringe or else dispo 2ml syringe?remember any1 if takes insulin accendently,he may immediatly go for hypoglymesic encepalathy,a condition in which permanent cerebral damage can occe!!r,take glucose along with plenty of water, a lemon with little salt will help you lat for time being.
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