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

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

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