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is amphetamine overdose always fatal?

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Dr. Kimberly Erway
19 years experience Psychiatry
No, it's not: In fact, many amphetamine overdoses are not fatal. At the same time, amphetamines are very dangerous to the heart, and the risk from overdose is an arrythmia or heart attack. There is no antidote for amphetamine overdose. Strong suggestion: stay away from them. Get those you know who are doing them the help they need.
Answered on Apr 16, 2015
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
see my answer on this question
Feb 14, 2012
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
No: It is infrequently fatal.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Hitendra Patel
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can be: Many times over dose of meds is not fatal itself. But what u take with it or what u can do after overdose make big effect on outcome.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
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