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A 3 y/o child was brought to the ER following the ingestion of several pills. The child is suffering from severe GI discomfort and has thrown up twice, each time producing bloody vomitus. The mother reveals the child got into the mother's old prenatal vitamins. What antidote should be given?

A) Dimercaprol
B) Deferoxamine
C) EDTA
D) Penicillamine
E) Succimer
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B) Deferoxamine

Child is suffering from Iron poisoning...

Bebix, your posting of 1st order questions is making me overconfident
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A 3 y/o child was brought to the ER following the ingestion of several pills. The child is suffering from severe GI discomfort and has thrown up twice, each time producing bloody vomitus. The mother reveals the child got into the motherīs old prenatal vitamins. What antidote should be given?

A) Dimercaprol
B) Deferoxamine
C) EDTA
D) Penicillamine
E) Succimer
Iron toxicity..so B
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A 3 y/o child was brought to the ER following the ingestion of several pills. The child is suffering from severe GI discomfort and has thrown up twice, each time producing bloody vomitus. The mother reveals the child got into the mother's old prenatal vitamins. What antidote should be given?

A) Dimercaprol
B) Deferoxamine
C) EDTA
D) Penicillamine
E) Succimer
My answer B. Deferoxamine
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A 3 y/o child was brought to the ER following the ingestion of several pills. The child is suffering from severe GI discomfort and has thrown up twice, each time producing bloody vomitus. The mother reveals the child got into the mother's old prenatal vitamins. What antidote should be given?

A) Dimercaprol
B) Deferoxamine
C) EDTA
D) Penicillamine
E) Succimer
Yup, the correct answer is B) Deferoxamine!
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This is a great question!!.. Deferoxamine, Deferoxamine, Deferoxamine, Deferoxamine, trying to consolidate this information


Iron: deferoxamine

Lead CaEDTA, dimercaprol, succimer, penicillamine

Mercury, arsenic, gold: Dimecaprol.
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