What is the role of folate in the treatment of metabolic acidosis?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Patients with methanol overdose should receive folate to enhance the metabolism of formic acid. Patients with ethylene glycol overdose should receive thiamine and pyridoxine.


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