Protopam

Active Ingredient(s): Pralidoxime
Category: Antidotes



Protopam Overview

Pralidoxime (2-pyridine aldoxime methyl chloride) or 2-PAM, usually as the chloride or iodide salts, belongs to a family of compounds called oximes that bind to organophosphate-inactivated acetylcholinesterase.[1] It is used to treat organophosphate poisoning[2] in conjunction with atropine and diazepam. It is a white solid. Contents 1 Chemical synthesis 2 Mechanism of action 3 Dosage 4 Interactions 5 Contraindications 6 See also 7 References 8 External l...

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2-PAM Chloride (Protopam Chloride OR pralidoxime chloride) for injection for RSD

Can anyone tell me if this has been used for treatment of pain due to RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) or CRPS (Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome)? Thanks for your response. Carol S ## Hello, Carol! How are you? I'm not finding anything on it being used for such. Has your doctor suggested it? ## No, I haven't been told by a doctor, but I've been researching possible ways to manage this disease for my daughter. ## No, I'm just following a thought process that possibly my daughter who has Reflex Sympathetic Dystropy, a nerve disease, was exposed to Malathion while she was living in our basement for 6 years with her family. (After a small injury as an EMT, the symptoms of RSD began. A small injury that isn't consistent with the pain of this disease usually signals the di...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pralidoxime
  • Injection: 1g, 1g/ml, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Protopam: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 60977-141 Protopam Chloride 1 g/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Other drugs which contain Pralidoxime or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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2-PAM Chloride (Protopam Chloride OR pralidoxime chloride) for injection for RSD
Can anyone tell me if this has been used for treatment of pain due to RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) or CRPS (Chroni... 3 replies






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