Which medications in the drug class GI decontaminants are used in the treatment of Iron Toxicity?

Updated: Feb 04, 2019
  • Author: Clifford S Spanierman, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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GI decontaminants

Because adsorption to activated charcoal is minimal, whole bowel irrigation is the GI decontamination method of choice.

Polyethylene glycol bowel prep (GoLYTELY, Colyte)

Laxative with strong electrolytic and osmotic effects that has cathartic actions in the GI tract.

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