May occur with acute or chronic overdosage of the following:
Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)
Methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen)
Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto Bismol®)
Salicylic acid (a...
Enteric coating may lead to significantly delayed drug absorption.
Timing of ingestion allows for proper consideration of the risks versus benefits of gastrointestinal (GI) decontamina...
Activated charcoal (without sorbitol) 1 g/kg (maximum 75 g) may be administered if aspirin is judged to be present in the stomach or proximal intestine.
Drug administration education should be offered to victims of chronic overdose.
Mental health services should be provided to victims of intentional overdose.
Chyka PA, Erdman AR, Christianson G, et al. Salicylate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2007;45(2):95–131...
965.1 Poisoning by salicylates
T39.014A Poisoning by aspirin, undetermined, initial encounter
T39.011A Poisoning by aspirin, accidental (unintentional), init
Q: What amount of the candy-scented oil of wintergreen is toxic to a toddler?
A: Oil of wintergreen may contain as much as 98% methyl salicylate. 1 mL of methyl salicylate is the equivalent of 1,40...
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