Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate Sodium Nitrate Sodium Thiosulfate)

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Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate Sodium Nitrate Sodium Thiosulfate)
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  1. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Class
    Antidote
  2. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Mech
    Amyl Nitrate: Affinity for cyanide ions reacting with hemoglobin to form methemoglobin (Low toxicity)

    Sodium Nitrate: same as Amyl Nitrate

    Sodium Thiosulfate: Produces Thiocyanate, which is then excreted
  3. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Indication
    Cyanide or Hydrocyanic acid poisoning
  4. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Contraindications
    None
  5. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Adverse
    Excessive amount of Amyl Nitrate and Sodium Nitrate can produce life threatening methemoglobin. Administer only the recommended doses.
  6. Cyanide Antidote Kit (Amyl Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Thiosulfate) Dosage
    • Adult - Amyl Nitrate: Breath for 30sec for every minute
    • Sodium Nitrate/Thiosulfate: IV per kit directions

    Peds - Same as adult

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