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17. Treatment of Poisoning

The use of emetics such as Ipecacuanha Mixture is no longer recommended.

Activated Charcoal
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Actidose Aqua Advance®
– 50g in 240ml suspension
Carbomix®
- 50g powder supplied in a bottle to which water is added to prepare a suspension

Acetylcysteine
BNF | BNFC | SPC

2g in 10ml injection

Methionine
BNF | BNFC | SPC

250mg & 500mg tablets u

Naloxone
BNF | BNFC | SPC

400 microgram injection - ampoules and prefilled syringes

Desferrioxamine
BNF | BNFC | SPC

500mg vials (for preparing injection and oral solution)

Dicobalt Edetate
BNF | BNFC | SPC

300mg in 20ml injection

Sodium Nitrite
BNF | BNFC | SPC

3% 10ml injection (30mg/ml) u

Sodium Thiosulphate
BNF | BNFC | SPC

50% 10ml injection (500mg/ml) u

Dimercaprol
BNF | BNFC | SPC

100mg in 2ml injection

Penicillamine
BNF | BNFC | SPC

125mg and 250mg tablets

Sodium Calcium Edetate
BNF | BNFC | SPC

1g in 5ml injection

Adder Snakebite Antiserum
BNF | BNFC | SPC

(European Viper Antivenom)

Fomepizole
BNF | BNFC | SPC

100mg in 20ml injectionu