ethylene glycol poisoning

ethylene glycol poisoning

the toxic reaction to ingestion of ethylene glycol or diethylene glycol, chemicals used in automobile antifreeze preparations. Symptoms in mild cases may resemble those of alcohol intoxication but without the breath odor produced by alcoholic beverages. Vomiting, carpopedal spasm, lumbar pain, renal failure, respiratory distress, convulsions, and coma may also occur.
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Calcium oxalate crystalluria and deposition of these crystals in the kidney, brain, or other organs are distinctive laboratory features in ethylene glycol poisoning.
Antizol is the first drug indicated as an antidote for ethylene glycol poisoning or for use in suspected ethylene glycol ingestion.
Clinical trials are underway to collect data to demonstrate efficacy in treating patients with methanol intoxication, as well as ethylene glycol poisoning.
Antizol-Vet is an antidote for ethylene glycol poisoning in dogs.
Antizol is intended for use in humans as an antidote for ethylene glycol poisoning.
This readily available antidote for ethylene glycol poisoning will be appreciated by veterinarians across the country.
All components of an NADA for Antizol(TM) (fomepizole) for injection, an antidote for ethylene glycol poisoning in dogs, were submitted on December 21, 1995.
Figures from the Veterinary Poisons Information Service, which offers vets specialist advice about poisoned pets, reveal that the most common cause of death in more than 200,000 pets on its database, is ethylene glycol poisoning - the deadly ingredient in anti-freeze.
Figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service reveal that the most common cause of death in more than 200,000 pets on its database is ethylene glycol poisoning - the deadly ingredient in antifreeze.
Owner Jacinta Rosewarne observed that his dog was diagnosed with Ethylene Glycol poisoning and was acting strange and therefore, rushed him to the nearby Animal Accident and Emergency hospital in Melbourne, Australia, ABC News reported.
Ethylene glycol poisoning presenting with falsely elevated lactate level.
Cleo had suffered from ethylene glycol poisoning and was close to renal failure, the vet deduced, and told Zammit that alcohol was the only antidote.

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