Tag Archives: Toxicology

How do fomepizole and ethanol compare for treating ethylene glycol poisoning?

Bottom line: Based on decades of experience and success in the treatment of ethylene glycol poisoning, ethanol drip is a valuable and much less expensive intervention to prevent complications from this ingestion.  However, appropriate levels should be maintained during therapy.  Fomepizole, while … Continue reading

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Do bath salts show up on routine urine drug screens?

Akin to other designer drugs, urine and serum drug screens are not yet routinely available for synthetic cathinones. Until recently there has been no immunoassay commercially available for synthetic cathinones. The few studies on the analysis of synthetic cathinones in … Continue reading

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