Fear not, my fellow Filipinos, for in the same way the poison is within us, the antidote
can also be found in us.
Veterinarians might attempt to accelerate the heart rate by administering small doses of either antidote
One reason why warfarin (Coumadin[R]) remains the most prescribed anticoagulant is because warfarin has an antidote
for relatively quick reversal if excessive bleeding occurs.
Officials insist the tests were designed to find an antidote
to the WMD gas - which was used by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad last July in an attack that killed dozens of innocent children and sparked international outrage.
Al-Ghamdi was transferred to Baljurashi General Hospital but was later transferred to King Fahd Hospital in Baha when staff said they did not have the antidote
A recent survey showed that only 10 per cent of hospitals in the emirate adequately stocked the 12 identified essential antidotes
that should be immediately made available at emergency rooms (ER) or any area where poisoned patients are initially treated.
As the veterinary surgeon pointed out, without knowing what the poison is, there is no way of finding an antidote
He said: "We don't feel that Antidotes
was insurmountable by any means.
The nerve agent antidotes
are provided under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Chempack program in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense.
All the recipes are accompanied by amusing antidotes
Chapters cover the zoology of snakes, venom toxicology, antidotes
and immunotherapy for treating venoms, and the treatment and prevention of envenomations from first aid to advanced medical therapies.
The agents tested involved about half a dozen pharmacological classes, including common approved pharmaceuticals, nerve agents, nerve agent antidotes
, psychoactive compounds and irritants such as tear gases.
VENOM experts at the Liverpool school of tropical medicine have found a new way to make antidotes
to deadly snake bites.
Scientists are working to harness these novel compounds as antidotes
to brevetoxins or even as treatments for unrelated lung diseases, such as cystic fibrosis.
In nearly all cases of poisoning in which the health of a pregnant woman is in jeopardy and an antidote
is needed, the woman's condition takes priority over the safety of the pregnancy and she should be treated the same as would a nonpregnant woman.