NITHIODOTE (sodium nitrite injection and sodium thiosulfate injection for intravenous infusion)
NITHIODOTE is indicated for the treatment of acute cyanide poisoning that is judged to be serious or life-threatening. When the diagnosis of cyanide poisoning is uncertain, carefully weigh the potentially life-threatening risks associated with NITHIODOTE against the potential benefits, especially if the patient is not in extremis.NITHIODOTE consists of:
• one vial of sodium nitrite injection, USP 300 mg/10 mL (30 mg/mL) and
• one vial of sodium thiosulfate injection, USP 12.5 grams/50 mL (250 mg/mL)
* read package insert for potential adverse effects.