ToxiBan Suspension with Sorbitol
"Universal Antidote" For Ingested Poisons
LLOYD ToxiBan Charcoal-Kaolin Suspension with Sorbitol contains advanced activated charcoal for effective adsorption of ingested poisons. Activated charcoal is generally called the "universal antidote" by toxicologists since it is active in adsorbing most toxicants except inorganic salts and heavy metals. Veterinarians recognize ToxiBan as essential in treating animal poisonings.
Key Features of Ingredients:
Toxicants That Bind to MedChar, Activated Charcoal:
- MedChar Activated Charcoal adsorbs toxins in the gastrointestinal tract
- Kaolin adds extra adsorbing qualities while protecting the intestinal lining
- Sorbitol is a mild hyperosmotic cathartic to encourage in bowel elimination
- Available in three formulations (granules, suspension and suspension with Sorbitol)
Acetaminophen, Amphetamines, Anthelmintics, Antibiotics, Aspirin, Atropine, Barbiturates, Camphor, Cantharides, Carbamazepine, Carbamates, Chlordane, Chloroquine, Chlorpheniramine, Cocaine, Diazepam, 2,4-D (dichlorophenoxy
acetic acid), Digitalis, Digitoxin, Ethylene glycol, Fungicides, Hexachlorophene, Ipecac, Isoniazid, Malathion, Mefenamic acid, Meprobamate, Methylene blue, Methyl salicylate, Morphine, Muscarine, Narcotics, Nicotine, Nortriptyline, Organic iodine, Organic metal compounds, Organochlorine insecticides, Organophosphorus
insecticides, Parathion, Phenobarbitol, Phenothiazine, Phenylbutazone, Phenylpropanolamine
hydrochloride, Phenytoin, Quinacrine hydrochloride, Quinidine, Quinine, Rodenticides, Salicylamide, Salicylates, Strychnine, Sulfonamides, Theophylline, Tricyclic antidepressants
Indications and Usage:
ToxiBan is most effective when administered as soon as ingestion of a toxicant is suspected. It may be used in some emergencies when absorption of the toxicant is nearly complete or the exposure was via a parenteral route. This latter application usually involves repetitive or multiple doses. Multiple doses may be used to interrupt the enterohepatic circulation of some toxins, thereby preventing their reabsorption.
There are no known absolute contraindications to the use of activated charcoal. It should not be given simultaneously or shortly before the oral administration of other therapeutic agents such as antibiotics, vitamins or amino acids. Antibiotic therapy should be administered parenterally when ToxiBan is used.
- May be directly or mixed with a small amount of cold water to reduce viscosity
- For small animals, use 10 to 20 mL per kg (5 to 10 mL per pound) body weight
- For large animals, use 4 to 12 mL per kg (2 to 6 mL per pound) body weight
ToxiBan is an adjunct in the management of poisoning emergencies. Prior to use, proper life support and gastric emptying must be implemented, if indicated. Because more than an hour may pass before ToxiBan can be administered without regurgitation after an emetic has been given, it may be more effective to give ToxiBan immediately because adsorption of a toxicant may be a more effective removal than vomiting. ToxiBan produces black stools. These stools may have a diarrhea consistency and may persist for several hours. Sorbitol can create a profound cathartic effect. Proper attention should be provided to fluid and electrolyte needs to prevent dehydration, possible hypernatremia and even hypotension. ToxiBan Suspension should be used for multiple use, and cathartics should only be used intermittently during multiple dose activated charcoal use.
Tests for ethylene glycol must be conducted before ToxiBan is administered to prevent false positive reactions.