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Activated Charcoal class
antidote
Activated Charcoal mechanism of action
binds to and inactivates poisons and toxins until excreted in the GI tract
Activated Charcoal Indications
Poisoning
Activated Charcoal Contraindications
Unconsciousness / gag reflex or intoxication.
Poisoning of cyanide, mineral acids, alkalis
Activated Charcoal Route and dosage
PO/NG Adult and child
30 to 100g or 1g/kg
Activated Charcoal adverse reations or side effects
nausea and black stools
Activated Charcoal supply
powder 15 - 240 g/container
or
Oral suspension 50g/240ml
Precautions for Activated charcoal
None