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First Aid for Anhydrous Benedict's Reagent Poisoning

Last updated Sept. 24, 2017

Approved by: Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP

Clinitest tablets are specialized pills that are used to check one’s diabetes control. These tablets are placed in fresh samples of urine to determine the level of glucose in them.

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Quick Summary:

  • Clinitest tablets are specialized pills that are used to check one’s diabetes control. These tablets are placed in fresh samples of urine to determine the level of glucose in them
  • Clinitest Tablets Poisoning is the accidental or intentional intake of Clinitest tablets. These tablets are not meant for consumption
  • The condition is diagnosed based upon the clinical history, combination of signs and symptoms, and additional tests (that may include, in some cases, radiological studies and laboratory tests)


  • In case of an emergency, call 911 (or your local emergency number) for assistance
  • In case of poisoning, call National Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222 (or your local poison control center) and follow instructions
  • Provide them with information such as dosage, type, strength and time of ingestion of medication, age, weight and general health status of affected individual

What are some Useful Resources for Additional Information on Anhydrous Benedict's Reagent Poisoning?

National Capital Poison Center (USA)
3201 New Mexico Ave, Suite 310 Washington, DC 20016
Administrative Line: (202) 362-3867
Emergency Line: 1 (800) 222-1222
Fax: (202) 362-8377
Email: pc@poison.org
Website: http://www.poison.org

American Association of Poison Control Centers (USA)
515 King St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 894-1858
Email: info@aapcc.org
Website: http://www.aapcc.org

References and Information Sources used for Anhydrous Benedict's Reagent Poisoning:

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002611.htm (accessed on 09/24/2017)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6691751 (accessed on 09/24/2017)

http://www.srmuniv.ac.in/sites/default/files/downloads/CLINICAL_TOXICOLOGY.pdf (accessed on 09/24/2017)

https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm253338.htm (accessed on 09/24/2017)

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Sharma, S. (2007). Experiments and techniques in biochemistry. Galgotia Publications.

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First uploaded: Sept. 24, 2017
Last updated: Sept. 24, 2017