Antidotes in MUH


Folinic acid, glucagon and Calcuim Leucovorin are kept in the pharmacy fridgde. The pharmacy antidotes box is kept high up directlky above the chemotherapy adjuncts press.Most (see list) are also stocked in the Emergency Department.

Available with 30 minutes

Antidote

Preparation

ED

Trade Name

Acetylcysteine

200mg/ml (10ml)

X

Parvolex

Activated Charcoal

50g

X

Carbomix

Amyl Nitrite[2]

0.3ml amps

Atropine Sulphate

600mcg/1ml

X

Calcium gluconate

(i) Gel 25mg/g (25g) and
(ii) ampoules,2.2mmol Ca2+ per 10ml amp

X

 

Calcium chloride

10mmol Ca2+ per 10ml amp

X

Dantrolene[3]

20mg

Dantrium

Desferrioxamine

500mg vial

Desferal

Diazepam

5mg/1ml (2ml)

X

Diazemuls

Digoxin Specific Antibody Fragments

38mg per vial

X

DigiFab

Ethanol

100% ethanol (5ml)

X

Dehydrated Alcohol BP for Injection

Folinic Acid

15mg tablets,[4]

100mg/10ml and 300mg/30ml vials [2]

Calcium Leucovorin

Glucagon

1mg per syringe

X

Glucagen Hypokit [2]

Methylene Blue

100mg/10ml (1% w/v)

Naloxone

400mcg/1ml

X

Narcan

Phentolamine

10mg/1ml

Rogitine [2]

Procyclidine

5mg/1ml 2ml amps,

5mg tablets

Kemadrin

Protamine Sulphate

10mg/1ml (5ml)

Pyridoxine

50mg/1ml

X

Pyridoxine Injection BPC [5]

Sodium Bicarbonate

8.4% (100ml)

X

Sodium Nitrite

300mg/10ml

 
[2] In fridge, [3] Stock divided btw pharmacy & theatre, [4] On shelf with chemotherapy adjuncts, [5] Unlicensed

Available within two hours

Benzylpenicillin Sodium

600mg vial

Crystapen

Cholestyramine

4g per 9g sachet

Questran

Dicobalt edetate[1]

Flumazenil

500mcg/5ml

Anexate

Methionine6

500mg tablets

Phytomenadione (Vit K1)

10mg/1ml

Konakion MM

Polyethylene glycol

Klean Prep

[1] current hospital stock in the Emergency Department

Contents by Collette Finnegan, Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 21/05/05. Reviewed by Dr ÍOS 26/04/2006, 13/05/2007. Last review Dr. ÍOS 18/09/14