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admin [Clinical grading of toxicity]
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admin [Cardiac effects]
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 ====== Glyphosate ====== ====== Glyphosate ======
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 ===== SUBSTANCES INCLUDED IN THIS CATEGORY ===== ===== SUBSTANCES INCLUDED IN THIS CATEGORY =====
  
-Glyphosate is a herbicide which is supplied as a concentrate with surfactant (Roundup®). The concentrate is 41% glyphosate, 10-20% polyoxyethylamine (surfactant) and water. In use the product is diluted 40 fold to a 1% concentration of glyphosate. Some glyphosate is sold as a potassium salt.+Glyphosate is a herbicide which is supplied as a concentrate with surfactant (Roundup®). The concentrate is 41% glyphosate, 10-20% polyoxyethylamine (surfactant) and water. In use the product is diluted 40 fold to a 1% concentration of glyphosate. 
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 +Some glyphosate is sold as a **potassium salt** and cause lifethreatening **hyperkalaemia**.
  
 It is also available in a 10% solution as Zero® Weed Killer. It is also available in a 10% solution as Zero® Weed Killer.
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 Hypotension is frequent and in severe poisonings may require pressor amines (such as dopamine and adrenaline). Some cases progress to refractory hypotension which can be a cause of death. This refractory hypotension in the presence of normovolaemia unresponsive to pressor amines suggests a direct myocardial depressant effect. Hypotension is frequent and in severe poisonings may require pressor amines (such as dopamine and adrenaline). Some cases progress to refractory hypotension which can be a cause of death. This refractory hypotension in the presence of normovolaemia unresponsive to pressor amines suggests a direct myocardial depressant effect.
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 +For some preparations hyperkalaemia may contribute to the cardiotoxicity
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 ==== Central nervous system effects ==== ==== Central nervous system effects ====
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