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Can you name the Medical Antidotes for these common poisons/overdoses?

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MethanolCNS depression, headache, dizziness and nausea
AspirinTinnitus and ear problems
Beta-blockersBradycardia, hypotension, complete heart block
DigoxinNausea + Vomiting + Diarrhoea, headaches, delirium, arrythmias
EcstasyAgitation, Tachycardia, Hypertension, Widely dilated pupils, Trismus, Sweating, DIC, Hyperthermia, Rhabdomyolysis, Renal failure
OpiatesRespiratory depression, pinpoint pupils, bradycardia
OrganophosphatesAcetylcholinesterase inhibition
EffectsAnswerEffects
ParacetamolToxic metabolites accumulate, fever and sweating, hyperventilation and tachycardia, nausea and vomiting, and dehydration.
Carbon MonoxideBinds to Haemoglobin
BenzodiazepinesCNS impairment, somnolence, diplopia, ataxia, nausea + vomiting
Tricyclic antidepressantsTachycardia, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomting, urinary retention, confusion, agitation, and headache. If severe there is hypotension, cardiac rhythm disturbances, hallucinations, and seizures.
WarfarinBleeding (external or internal)
Ethylene glycolIntoxication, later leading to tachycardia, hyperventilation and kidney failure
IronGI damage, Hypotension, Haemorrhage

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