Philadelphia cocktail

Philadelphia cocktail --> Rivers' cocktail

An intravenous slow injection of from 1000 to 2000 ml of 10% dextrose in isotonic saline to which thiamine hydrochloride and 25 units of insulin are added; used in acute alcoholism.

Synonym: philadelphia cocktail.


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