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Sodium salicylate overdose

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Definition

Sodium salicylate overdose is poisoning from an overdose of sodium salicylate.


Alternative Names

Alka-Seltzer; Pepto-Bismol


Poisonous Ingredient

Salicylate


Where Found
  • Aspirin and other fever and pain medications
  • Antacids like Alka-Seltzer
  • Anti-diarrhea agents like Pepto-Bismol
  • Oil of wintergreen
  • Corn and wart removal liquids


Review Date: 05/10/2005
Reviewed By: William D. Whetstone, M.D., Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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