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how long does it take to die after an overdose

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
About three days: In severe acetominophen toxicity, death can occur in three days from liver failure, unless emergency medical treatment is promptly started. Mild to mo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Hypoglycemia: Insulin over dose can range from mild to severe. Prolonged low blood sugar can result in irreversible brain damage and even death. Mild symptoms which ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends on the: Dose and your liver metabolism. In the meantime, talk to a pastor, family member or friend or talk to god and vent out all your frustrations. Hope u f ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Aspirin overdose: This is a disturbing question . If you have taken an overdose of Aspirin report this and get to er asap. If you are considering suicide, please call ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Aspirin od: Your quesiton troubles me. It makes me wonder if you are contemplating suicide. Please call and get help for yourself or talk to a crisis counselor o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
96+ hours: Depends on dos, but with severe od death can be as soon as 96 hours.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
Depends: That depends on a lot of factors, such as body weight, amount of Acetaminophen taken, etc. If you or someone you know is considering overdosing, i st ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Konold
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hartd to say: There have been many times that a "dead" person has been brought to the er only to have them be revived through warming and life support. There is a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Few minutes: Brain death secondary to asphixia may occur after 5 minutes of asphixia.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not really: Acid reflux is a chronic/life long disorder. It is rare to die due to it. That only happens if you developed more complications like cancer of the eso ... Read More

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