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A patient presents to the casualty with overdose of amitriptyline. Which of the following is not true?
|A||Sodium bicarbonate is given to treat acidosis|
|B||Atropine can be used as an antidote|
|C||Gastric lavage can be done|
|D||Seizure controlled by diazepam|
Ans. B Atropine can be used as an antidote
Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant drug and can cause anticholinergic side effects therefore, atropine is contraindicated.