ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (Actidose)
- Class: Absorbent
- Description: Is a specially prepared charcoal that will adsorb and bind toxins from the gastrointestinal tract.
- Indications: Acute ingested poisoning
- Precautions: Administer only after emesis or in those cases where emesis is contraindicated.
- Dosage/Route: 1G/Kg mixed with at least 6 to 8 oz of water, then PO or via an NG tube