What is the main ingredient in Glucotabs?
Glucotabs contain 3.6g carbohydrate per tablet, mainly in the form of dextrose (glucose)
Where does the maltodextrin come from?
Maize corn (annual cereal grass)
Should I test my blood glucose before eating Glucotabs if I am a diabetic?
If you have diabetes it is always best to check your blood glucose before eating Glucotabs to confirm that your blood glucose is low and that you need extra carbohydrates.
Have Glucotabs been tested on animals?
No, Glucotabs have never been tested on animals.
What is the shelf life on Glucotabs?
A best-before-end date is printed on each individual tube. Typical shelf life is 36 months from date of manufacture.
Are the Glucotabs tubes and lids recyclable?
Glucotabs tubes and lids are recyclable. The tubes are made of polypropylene and the lids of polyethylene.
What is the source of the Hydrogenated vegetable fat?
Palm kernel oil from sustainable sources.
Ingredients and Nutrition
Dextrose Monohydrate (93%), Maltodextrin, Anti-caking agent (magnesium salts of fatty acids), Flavour, Acid (citric acid), Fully hydrogenated vegetable fat (palm kernel oil), Emulsifier (mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids).
Nutrition Information Per 4 gm tablet
Energy: 63 kJ, 15 kcal
of which sugars: 3.4g
of which saturates: 0.04g
Instructions for use
Chew 1-3 Glucotabs when you need a tasty burst of fast-acting glucose.
Do not use if protective seal is broken or missing. Consuming products with a high fat content e.g. chocolate, will counteract the effect or efficiency of glucose. Children should be supervised whilst taking Glucotabs as they can be a choking hazard.
No known side effects.
Free from: gluten; dairy; lactose; wheat; nuts; animal products; caffeine.
Vegetarians; vegans; asthmatics; diabetics (following medical advice).
During pregnancy; while breast feeding; persons with high blood pressure; persons with thyroid problems; can be used with other medication.