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Sodium thiosulfate
Cyanide kit

Name/Class: SODIUM THIOSULFATE Cyanide antidote

Description: Converts cyanide to the less toxic thiocyanate, which is then excreted in the urine.

Indications: Cyanide poisoning

Dosage/Route: 12.5g (50 mL of a 25% solution) IV/IO slow push over 10 minutes.

Pedi: 400 mg/kg (1.65 mL/kg of a 25% solution) IV/IO slow push.

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