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Dicobalt Edetate Injection 300mg

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2020
Published: 23 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Dicobalt Edetate Injection is a specific antidote for acute cyanide poisoning. In view of the difficulty of certain diagnosis in emergency situations, it is recommended that Dicobalt Edetate Injection only be given when the patient is tending to lose or has lost consciousness. The product should not be used as a precautionary measure.

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