POISONS AND ANTIDOTES

Holds good for Antidotes too! Prof. Snape is right ALWAYS! 🖤

Antidotes available for the treatment of specific poisonings:

☠️ Anticoagulants – 💊 Vitamin K, Fresh frozen plasma

☠️ Beta-blockers – 💊 Glucagon, Adrenaline

☠️ Calcium channel blockers – 💊 Calcium gluconate

☠️ Cyanide – 💊 Oxygen, Dicobalt edetate, nitrites, sodium thiosulphate, hydroxocobalamin

☠️ Ethylene glycol/Methanol – 💊 Ethanol, 4-methylpyrazole

☠️ Lead – 💊 DMSA (2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid), disodium calcium edetate

☠️ Mercury – 💊 DMPS (2,3-dimercapto-1-propane sulphonate)

☠️ Iron salts – 💊 Desferroxamine

☠️ Opioids – 💊 Naloxane

☠️ Organophosphorus insecticides, nerve agents – 💊 Atropine, pralidoxime (P2S)

☠️ Paracetamol – 💊 N-acetylcysteine, methionine

☠️ Cardiac glycosides – 💊 Digoxin-specific antibody fragments

REFERENCE:

Professor Severus Snape 🖤

Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine (19th edition)


~Sunantha✍️

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