A Case of Slow-Release Potassium Chloride Overdose

Fertilizer Sources Of Potassium

Potassium Chloride (KCl) • Most commonly used source sometimes called muriate of potassium • Analysis range from 60% to 63% and 45% to 46% chloride • Color ranges from deep red to pink to white • Red potash made by grinding ore suspended in water and skimmed off iron adheres giving a red color Organic phosphorus fertilizers come primarily from mineral sources like rock dust or

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CASE REPORT Open Access Management of lercanidipine

potassium calcium lactate and a glucose level of 6 9 mmol l-1 A brief history revealed that this gentleman had ground up and then ingested 28 tablets of 20 mg ler-canidipine slow release used to treat his hypertension potentially up to 3 hours prior to presentation The overdose time was approximately deduced from evi-

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A case of slow

Wan et al /Slow-release potassium chloride overdose 171Table 2 Summary of previous case reports of slow-release potassium overdoseReference Age (year)/ Amount of Co-ingestion Peak serum Gastrointestinal Outcome decontamination KCl (grams) potassium (mmol/L)Bacon2 1 25 4 8 Nil 9 9 None Died None DiedWetli Davis3 32 F 27 Nil 10 8 ocular fluid (post mortem)Illingworth 36 M

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SODIUM VALPROATE

By mouth using immediate-release medicines For Child 1 month–11 years Initially 10–15 mg/kg daily in 1–2 divided doses (max per dose 600 mg) maintenance 25–30 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses doses up to 60 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses may be used in infantile spasms monitor clinical chemistry and haematological parameters if dose exceeds 40 mg/kg daily

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Vitamin C

In this case vitamin C is esterified to the saturated fatty acid palmitic acid Potassium ascorbate: The minimal requirement for potassium is thought to be between 1 6 and 2 0 g/day Fruit and vegetables are rich sources of potassium and a diet rich in fruit and vegetables may provide as much as 8 to 11 g/day Acute and potentially fatal potassium toxicity (hyperkalemia) is thought to

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Role of Potassium in Plant Culture

Water-soluble fertilizers are typically formulated using potassium nitrate or potassium sulfate as the source of potassium In cases where sulfate is lacking in a fertilization program potassium sulfate is a useful material However potassium chloride could also be used but should be avoided since the added chloride is not needed by plants and contributes unwanted salts Function of

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Massive and sustain potassium therapy saves

Massive and sustain potassium therapy saves life in barium chloride intoxication: A case report Mohy Kadri El Masry Walaa Gomaa Abdelhamid Salma Ibrahim Abdelkader Sara Ahmad Elmorsi Sara Atef Abdelaziz ABSTRACT Introduction: Barium salts present real threat to patients if the radiocontrast material contains soluble barium contaminant as the chloride form which is one of the most soluble

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Topical Magnesium: How It Works

23 08 2010After just four weeks of foot soaking in magnesium chloride 75% of participants showed a very significant increase in their cellular levels of magnesium 6 A second study conducted by Dr DH Waring at the University of Birmingham demonstrated that a 1% solution of magnesium sulfate in a warm bath had immediate effects on serum levels of magnesium 7 Finally a study in Poland specifically

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Valproate

Valproate (VPA) and its valproic acid sodium valproate and valproate semisodium forms are medications primarily used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and prevent migraine headaches They are useful for the prevention of seizures in those with absence seizures partial seizures and generalized seizures They can be given intravenously or by mouth and the tablet forms exist in both

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A Case of Slow

An 86-year-old gentleman was brought to the emergency department after a massive overdose of slow-release potassium chloride and indapamide The initial serum potassium was 6 8 mmol/L His abdominal X-ray did not reveal any radio-opaque drugs Whole bowel irrigation was commenced shortly after presentation There was no rebound of hyperkalaemia and his stay in the acute hospital was short

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- Potassium-sparing agents such as - spironolactone (aldosterone antagonist) and triamterene - Osmotic diuretics administered by injection include mannitol Diuretic overdose Most common signs of diuretic overdose include: - vomiting - Polyuria and polydipsia - Depression Laboratory changes as electrolyte changes: especially potassium may shift subsequent to a large ingestion of a

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Ibuprofen overdose suicide

Case Reports Mathews Journal of Emergency Medicine Ibuprofen Overdose Requiring Vasopressor Support in a Pediatric Patient Anthony DiPasquale 1 Alexander B Norinsky * Natali Snyder1 1Department of Emergency Medicine Rowan University SOM Kennedy University Hospital Stratford NJ USA Corresponding Author: Alexander B Norinsky Department of Emergency Medicine Rowan

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5 Potassium

While potassium chloride can correct hypokalemia and reduce blood pressure (see Tables 5-4 and 5-5) it cannot correct the low-grade metabolic acidosis induced by modern diets because chloride in contrast to bicarbonate precursors does not titrate diet-derived acids In healthy adults potassium bicarbonate increased excretion of citrate and decreased calcium whereas potassium chloride did

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Extended release potassium salts overdose and endoscopic

Case report A 42 year old woman who intentionally ingested 100 tablets of extended release potassium chloride 50 mg of clonazepam and an undisclosed amount of ethanol presented with metabolic acidosis hyperlactatemia and sinus tachycardia 2 h after ingestion

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What Happens If Too Much Iron Supplement Is Taken

07 12 2018Depending on the severity of the overdose the severe symptoms may occur anywhere between 12 hours and 5 weeks after taking too much iron People can begin to have seizures a decrease in blood sugar levels and a fever After a couple of days iron builds up in the liver and causes damage to the organ Symptoms of this liver damage can include bleeding and jaundice which is a yellowing of

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Clinical Pharmacology and THerapeutics: Questions for Self

overdose 37 hepatic 35 paracetamol 35 ventricular 35 sodium 34 digoxin 33 heparin 33 agonist 33 pulmonary 33 Post a Review You can write a book review and share your experiences Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read Whether you've loved the book or not if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are

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Monitoring Recommendations Clinical Pharmacology

Bromide (potassium or sodium salt) In the case of therapeutic failure we do not suggest that the sample only be collected at the same time during a dosing interval that the seizure occurred but that a trough sample be collected as well such that half-life can be calculated Other considerations: A slow release levetiracetam (Keppra) product is available for use in humans our

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KCL

potassium chloride n A colorless crystalline solid or powder KCl used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds Also called muriate of potash potassium muriate potassium chloride n 1 (Pharmacology) a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency Formula

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Certain medicines should never be crushed or chewed

However in this case the pill was too large for the woman to swallow so she chewed it She soon complained of feeling dizzy weak listless and lethargic Without realizing it chewing it caused the drug to be released all at once causing dangerously high blood levels which according to her doctor contributed to her death Never crush any medicines unless your doctor or pharmacist or

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Ibuprofen overdose suicide

Case Reports Mathews Journal of Emergency Medicine Ibuprofen Overdose Requiring Vasopressor Support in a Pediatric Patient Anthony DiPasquale 1 Alexander B Norinsky * Natali Snyder1 1Department of Emergency Medicine Rowan University SOM Kennedy University Hospital Stratford NJ USA Corresponding Author: Alexander B Norinsky Department of Emergency Medicine Rowan

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Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine sold under the brand names Prozac and Sarafem among others is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) bulimia nervosa panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder It may decrease the risk of suicide in those over the age of 65

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Calan SR Isoptin SR (verapamil) dosing indications

Medscape - Hypertension angina atrial fibrillation-specific dosing for Calan SR Isoptin SR (verapamil) frequency-based adverse effects comprehensive interactions contraindications pregnancy lactation schedules and cost information

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The Side

Because of its increased bio-availability the risk of an overdose of magnesium glycinate may be higher than that of magnesium found naturally in food According to the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University the symptoms of a magnesium overdose are diarrhea hypotension lethargy confusion disturbances in normal cardiac rhythm and a deterioration of kidney function Muscle

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Amazon: MegaFood Blood Builder Daily Iron

21st Century Slow Release Iron Tablets 60 Count (Pack of 3) 4 7 out of 5 Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease Keep this product out of reach of children In case of accidental overdose call a doctor or poison control center immediately

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Valproate

Valproate (VPA) and its valproic acid sodium valproate and valproate semisodium forms are medications primarily used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and prevent migraine headaches They are useful for the prevention of seizures in those with absence seizures partial seizures and generalized seizures They can be given intravenously or by mouth and the tablet forms exist in both

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