Dosage and Administration
Administration of Carbodote Repeat may be repeated every 4 to 6 hours for up to 24 hours. Some cases may require an initial administration of Carbodote Prime to facilitate elimination of the toxin.
Activated charcoal (30%), glycerine, preservative.
SITUATIONS WHERE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL IS CONTRAINDICATED OR OF LITTLE BENEFIT Carbodote Repeat should not be administered if a patient has potential gastrointestinal injury or perforation or is likely to be presented for gastrointestinal surgery, or if there is either intestinal obstruction or recurrent vomiting. It should not be administered by mouth if a patient has compromised airway protective reflexes or impaired consciousness.
Carbodote Repeat is contraindicated as a treatment for ingestion of corrosive substances (acids and bases), liquid hydrocarbons and surfactants. Carbodote Repeat is unlikely to be of benefit in cases of ingestion of the following chemical groups:
- Inorganic salts
- Organic solvents (e.g. acetone)