Category:
Description:
Indications:

Acne
vulgaris

Cyanide
toxicity

Tinea
versicolor
Contraindications:
Precautions:
Adverse
Reactions (Side Effects):

Dosage:
Administered
intravenously, topically (no commercial topical agents available)
Cyanide
toxicity:

Adult:

Child:

Following
administration of sodium nitrite (0.150.33 ml/kg or 68 ml/square
meter of a 3% solution; approximately 4.510 mg/kg), the suggested
dose of sodium thiosulfate is 1.65 ml/kg or 28 ml/square meter of
a 25% solution (412.5 mg/kg);

alternatively,
dosing can be based on the child’s hemoglobin (hg)
concentration:

If
hg concentration is 8g, initial dose IV 1.10 ml/kg as a 25%
solution

If
hg concentration is 10g, initial dose IV 1.35 ml/kg as a 25%
solution

If
hg concentration is 12g, initial dose IV 1.65 ml/kg as a 25%
solution

If
hg concentration is 14g, initial dose IV 1.95 ml/kg as a 25%
solution
Treatment
of acne secondary to oily skin:
Treatment
of tinea versicolor:
