Key points

  • We recommend to contact your poison centre with the use of this antidote.
  • In the event of salicylate intoxication, it will not be possible to alkalinize the urine if serum potassium is below 3.5 - 4 mmol/L.
  • Blood pH must be monitored; it should not exceed 7.55.
  • In case of shortage, consider using sodium acetate or sodium chloride as described in their respective monographs.

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Last updated : 2022-11-28