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Emergency Drugs
 
 
 

Thiosulfate

 
 
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    Sodium Thiosulfate

Overview

    • Mechanism of Action

    • Enhances endogenous detoxification of cyanide by providing sulfur ions for rhodanese, an enzyme that converts cyanide and thiosulfate to non-toxic thiocyanate.

Clinical Use

    • Indication

    • Cyanide Poisoning.
    • Adverse Effects

    • Rare.
Last updated on August 18th, 2018
 
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