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1
Q

What is the antidote for paracetamol?

A

IV acetylcysteine

Monitor clotting as deranged LFT’s will not show up immediately.

2
Q

What is the antidote for NSAIDs?

A

Activated charcoal. (Good antidote for many things)

3
Q

What is the antidote for Iron?

A

Gastric lavage

4
Q

What is the antidote for Methadone?

A

Naloxone

5
Q

What is the antidote for Alcohol?

A

IV dextrose if needed

6
Q

What is the antidote for Detergent?

A

Airway support and gastric emptying via an NG tube

7
Q

In accidental overdose situations who should be informed?

A

Consider safeguarding