Drugs/Metabolism

Why Thiamine before Glucose in Wernicke Encephalopathy?

The proposed mechanism for this is as follows: Thiamine 100mg IV before 50% glucoseThiamine is an important co-enzyme for carbohydrate…

6 years ago

Why Does Aspirin Overdose cause Respiratory Alkalosis

Adults: Metabolic acidosis AND Respiratory alkalosis  Children: Metabolic acidosis ONLY. (If fasting a starvation ketosis may develop) Respiratory Alkalosis: First…

6 years ago

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