Flashcards in Sodium Thiosulfate Deck (1):
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.