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Diphenhydramine overdose antidote?
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Dr. Robert Woods answered
29 years experience in Psychiatry
911: Although death by Diphenhydramine overdose is uncommon, dangers associated with an overdose include cardiac arrhythmias, delirium, respiratory suppression, short-term memory loss, and urinary retention. The specific antidote for Diphenhydramine poisoning is physostigmine, usually given intravenously in a hospital. If you suspect Diphenhydramine overdose, contact emergency services (911).
Answered on Dec 26, 2017
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