Glucose 5% is an intravenous infusion solution that provides the body with extra water and calories from sugar. Dextrose 5% solution is a sterile and non-pyrogenic liquid administered at a hospital or clinic to retain lost fluids and carbohydrates. The solution contains no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer and is intended only as a single-dose injection. When administered intravenously, this solution provides a source of water and carbohydrate.Solutions containing carbohydrate in the form of dextrose restore blood glucose levels and provide calories. These solutions are formulated using high quality ingredients under the supervision of our skilled professionals.