GENERIC NAME: SODIUM THIOSULFATE - INJECTION (SO-dee-um thigh-oh-SULL-fate)
USES: This medication is used in the treatment of cyanide or arsenic poisoning.
HOW TO USE: This medication is administered by injection by a health care professional. This medication must be used as directed.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication is generally well tolerated. Report any unusual symptoms to your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: previous illnesses, any allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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