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Board Review: Toxicology

A 30 year-old female presents altered and minimally responsive. She was found next to an empty bottle of Valproic Acid. Her blood pressure is 130/80, heart rate is 90, afebrile and without tachypnea or hypoxia. You stabilize her. Depakote level is 550. What is the treatment of the choice? 

A. L-carnitine 

B. Naloxone

C. Carbapenem

D. Fomepizole

E. N-acetylcysteine 

F. Hemodialysis 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: A, L-carnitine

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