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Is there a cure for nerve gas poisoning?

It is possible for nerve gas poisoning to be cured. Pretreatment drugs such as pyridostigmine bromide can prevent nerve gas poisoning from occurring at all. Post exposure antidotes such as atropine and diazepam administered regularly until the threat is past may prevent the effects of nerve gas poisoning on the nervous system.

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How is nerve gas poisoning diagnosed?
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Generally, nerve gas poisoning is diagnosed by observing symptoms. There are few laboratories capabl...
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What causes nerve gas poisoning?
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Exposure to chemical agents that affect the human nervous system causes nerve gas poisoning. Levels ...
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What are treatment options for nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning can be treated before or after exposure. Before exposure, you can take drugs suc...
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How do medications treat nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning occurs when nerve gases enter the body and interfere with cell respiration, depr...
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