POISONS AND ANTIDOTES

Holds good for Antidotes too! Prof. Snape is right ALWAYS! ๐Ÿ–ค

Antidotes available for the treatment of specific poisonings:

โ˜ ๏ธ Anticoagulants – ๐Ÿ’Š Vitamin K, Fresh frozen plasma

โ˜ ๏ธ Beta-blockers – ๐Ÿ’Š Glucagon, Adrenaline

โ˜ ๏ธ Calcium channel blockers – ๐Ÿ’Š Calcium gluconate

โ˜ ๏ธ Cyanide – ๐Ÿ’Š Oxygen, Dicobalt edetate, nitrites, sodium thiosulphate, hydroxocobalamin

โ˜ ๏ธ Ethylene glycol/Methanol – ๐Ÿ’Š Ethanol, 4-methylpyrazole

โ˜ ๏ธ Lead – ๐Ÿ’Š DMSA (2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid), disodium calcium edetate

โ˜ ๏ธ Mercury – ๐Ÿ’Š DMPS (2,3-dimercapto-1-propane sulphonate)

โ˜ ๏ธ Iron salts – ๐Ÿ’Š Desferroxamine

โ˜ ๏ธ Opioids – ๐Ÿ’Š Naloxane

โ˜ ๏ธ Organophosphorus insecticides, nerve agents – ๐Ÿ’Š Atropine, pralidoxime (P2S)

โ˜ ๏ธ Paracetamol – ๐Ÿ’Š N-acetylcysteine, methionine

โ˜ ๏ธ Cardiac glycosides – ๐Ÿ’Š Digoxin-specific antibody fragments

REFERENCE:

Professor Severus Snape ๐Ÿ–ค

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


~Sunanthaโœ๏ธ

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