Disease Information for Sodium nitrite infusion/Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Methemoglobin (Lab)
URINE Methemoglobin
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Methemoglobinemia
Sodium nitrite infusion effect/toxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Methylene blue
RX/Sodium nitrite infusion
Definition

Chemical infusion; Specialized uses as an oxidant causes conversion on hemoglobin to methemoglobin;used in cyanide and hydrogen sulfide poisoning protocol;danger:this can be a lethal agent;reverse toxicity with methylene blue

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