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Table 3 Availability of essential antidotes at selected primary and secondary health care institutions of Anuradhapura, 2016

From: Availability of essential medicines in selected public, primary and secondary health care institutions of a rural Sri Lankan district: a spot survey

Antidote Institutions
BH DH PU RH CD-1 CD-2
Non-specific antidotes
 Charcoal (Activated) P P P P A A
 Fuller’s earth A P P A A A
Specific antidotes
 Acetylcysteine P NA NA NA NA NA
 Atropine P P P P P A
 Flumazenil P NA NA NA NA NA
 DL-methionine P A A A A A
 Naloxone P A A A A A
 Pralidoxime P NA NA NA NA NA
  1. BH Base Hospital, DH District Hospital, PU Peripheral Unit, RH Rural Hospital, CD Central Dispensary, P Present, A Absent, NA Not applicable