What is administered to correct severe acidosis in methanol or ethylene glycol poisoning?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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HCO3- therapy can be administered to correct severe acidosis, but large amounts of HCO3- may be required and fluid overload can compromise therapy.


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