<< Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department

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HBlockers, Proton Pump Inhibitors, And Antibiotics

Evidence to support medication administration in the setting of caustic ingestion is sparse. H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors may help reduce acid production and injury after caustic ingestion and are thus regularly given despite a lack of studies to demonstrate their efficacy and a lack of data to suggest one is superior to the other. 

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