Pralidoxime

What is Pralidoxime?

Pralidoxime (2-pyridine aldoxime methyl chloride,) or 2-PAM, usually as the chloride or methiodide salts, belongs to a family of compounds called oximes that bind to organophosphate-inactivated acetylcholinesterase. It is used to combat poisoning by organophosphates or acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (nerve agents) in conjunction with atropine and diazepam.

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I was given pralidoxime chloride, enoxaparin sodium and TSH injections at an ER for chest pain and rapid heart rates. Is this...

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More details required. It does not seem normal.

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I am asking these questions due to my partners illness, i think hes been poisoned, normally Healthy - used to drink alot but doesnt anymore. He has...

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Organophosphate poisoning.

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Hi,

I have gone through your query.

It seems to be more of organophosphate poisoning...

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My four year old son woke up drooling really bad and terrified he couldn t breathe and started foaming at the mouth we know he didn t not get into...

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by his history initially it seem that your baby had convulsion during froathing and droolling and difficulty breathing . but now it...

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I was given pralidoxime chloride, enoxaparin sodium and TSH injections at an ER for chest pain and rapid heart rates. Is this normal?

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I am asking these questions due to my partners illness, i think hes been poisoned, normally Healthy - used to drink alot but doesnt anymore. He has...

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My four year old son woke up drooling really bad and terrified he couldn t breathe and started foaming at the mouth we know he didn t not get into...

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