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Common Drugs & Their Antidotes



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Acetaminophen/Tylenol/Paracetamol acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) 
Anticholinergics, diphenhydramine, dimenhydrinate Physostigmine 
Anticholinesterase atrophine sulfate or pralidoxime 
Antifreeze Fomepizole, Ethanol 
Arsenic, Copper, Lead, Mercury D-Penicillamine (Cuprimine ) 
Benzodiazepines flumazenil 
Beta-Blocking agents, Calcium channel blockers, Hypoglycemia, Hypoglycemic agents Glucagon, Epinephrine 
Calcium Channel Blockers Calcium Chloride, Glucagon 
Coumadin/Warfarin Phytonadione or Vitamin K 
Cyanide Amyl nitrite, sodium nitrite, sodium thiosulfate 
Cyclophosphamide Mesna 
Digoxin Digibind or Digoxin Immune Fab 
Dopamine phentolamie (Regitine) 
Ethylene glycol fomepizole 
ethyllene poisoning antizol 
Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) diphenhydramine (Benadryl) 
Fluorouracil leucoverin calcium 
Heparin protamine sulfate 
Heroin Naloxone (Narcan) or Nalmefene 
Insulin reaction glucose (Dextrose 50%) 
Iron Deferoxamine 
Isoniazid, ethylene glycol Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6) 
Lead dimercapol, edetate calcium, disodium, 
Local anesthetics and possibly other cardiac toxins (e.g., bupropion, calcium channel blockers, cocaine, beta blockers, tricyclic antidepressants) Fat emulsion (Intralipid , Liposyn II , Liposyn III ) 
lovenox protamine sulfate 
magnesium sulfate calcium gluconate 
magnesium sulfate calcium gluconate 
Methanol Folic acid 
Methotrexate Leucovorin calcium 
Narcotics, morphine sulfate naloxone (Narcan) 
Neuromuscular blockade (paralytics) anticholinesterase agents 
Opioid analgesics nalmefene or naloxone 
Potassium albuterol inhaler, insulin & glucose, NaHCO3, kayexalate 
Sodium channel blockers (e.g. cyclic antidepressants), salicylates Sodium Bicarbonate 
Sulfonylureas Octreotide (Sandostatin ) 
Tricyclic antidepressants phyostigmine or NaHCO3 
Valproic acid L-Carnitine 
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