Aspirin Overdose ---Top 10 Symptoms and Remedies
There are two kinds of aspirin overdose: acute and chronic. Each type of aspirin overdose produces different symptoms. Acute aspirin overdose occurs if someone accidentally or intentionally takes an excessive dose of aspirin at one time.
Urine alkalinization increases the elimination of poison, such as excessive salicylate from an asprin overdose, with the intravenous administration of sodium bicarbonate.
This is performed until the pH of the urine is over than 7.5 (i.e. more basic than acidic).
The report concludes that a "simple modified urine alkalinization regimen for moderate salicylate poisoning in a young child in the emergency department" was indeed successful.
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