2-PAM


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2-PAM

Abbreviation for 2-pralidoxime.
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This allows time for first responders to administer the 2-PAM antidote to a victim.
* Because of rapid AChE aging, 2-PAM chloride is ineffective in restoring enzyme activity.
He was rapidly given atropine and 2-PAM but required 10 days to recover consciousness.
Furthermore, of the 10 bats that their whole body residue analysis confirmed that they contained OP residues, none showed significant recovery of brain ChE activity after incubation with 2-PAM. This raises the question whether the reactivation tests identified all the bats that were exposed to OP.
If aging occurred, incubation with 2-PAM of brains from even severely poisoned animals with significant inhibition of brain ChE will not yield enzyme reactivation.