Harmful effects of or exposure to noxious substances, chiefly nonmedicinal as to source, not elsewhere classified ICD11 code: NE61
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg per mL in 50 mL ampoule
Adolescents and adults
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee noted that sodium thiosulfate is licensed for use in cyanide poisoning, but the clinical need in children was not clear. The Subcommittee therefore recommended that the public health relevance of sodium nitrite should be clarified before it is added to the EMLc.