Virtual Drug Bag
LOCATION: Not carried in drug bag
Ingestion of Hydrofluoric Acid
Hydrofluoric Acid on skin
Following dilution with water or milk, have patient drink 3-4 oz. Maalox or Mylanta.
Following irrigation, apply topically to burned area unless industry has already applied topical agents.
Neutralize acid and increases the pH
None in the emergency setting.
PRECAUTIONS AND SIDE EFFECTS:
Use with caution in neonates, geriatric patients, renal impairment
Hypercalcemia, hypermagnesemia, nausea, vomiting, hypotension