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if you took 3 penicillin would you be oka or would you overdose

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Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 29 years experience
OK: Thankfully, if you took 3 penicillin you don't need to go to the ER or call poison control. Depending on the strength of penicillin, sometimes it is dosed to take 4 times a day (not all at once), but if you accidentally took them all at once you still won't "overdose" - might get a stomach ache or diarrhea, but no OD. Still, always take your meds as prescribed!!!

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to overdose on regular penicillin?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Unlikely: Depends upon what you call overdose. If you ingest too much, you will probably get sick to your stomach and throw up the excess. There is no generally acceptable lethal dose of penicillin. Most prescriptions do not contain enough peniciliin to even make you sick.

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