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Asa Overdose (Overview)

ASA overdose = ingestion of aspirin that exceeds recommended dosage.


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Is asa aspirin?

Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...Read more

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Asa Overdose (Overview)

ASA overdose = ingestion of aspirin that exceeds recommended dosage.


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What are the tests for asa overdose?

What are the tests for asa overdose?

Blood teat: A simple blood test can measure the level of Aspirin in someone's blood. Then by taking the time the Aspirin was swallowed, a determination can be made as to whether or not there is a serious overdose. ...Read more

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Beta blocker overdose fatal?

Beta blocker overdose fatal?

Can be, not usually: Beta blockers can slow the heart, decrease blood pressure, cause abnormal heart rhythms (even fatal ones), cause bronchospasm (asthma/wheezing), heart failure, mental status changes, rash, allergic reactions. May require aggressive medical rx, especially if taken with other meds. ...Read more

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Diphenhydramine overdose antidote?

Diphenhydramine overdose antidote?

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). ...Read more

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How deadly is an aspirin overdose?

Deadly: If you overdose on only a few the risk of death is not that great but large quantities will have a high potential for death. It is not a pleasant way to go. ...Read more

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Antidote for beta blocker overdose?

Answer: If severe or symptomatic, intravenous pressers (drugs that mimic adrenaline) and/or temporary pacing is needed. This is not to be tried at home kids! if not severe and patient young/healthy, might only need close monitoring and IV fluids in icu. I hope this person is in a hospital! ...Read more

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Is taking 16 600mg ibuprofen overdosing?

Is taking 16 600mg ibuprofen overdosing?

Depends: If the entire dose is taken at one time or over a short period of time. This dose is equivalent to about 3 times the maximum recommended daily dose. Call the poison control center 18002221222 or go to your ER for further evaluation, ...Read more

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Does empirin (aspirin) contain codeine?

Does empirin (aspirin) contain codeine?

Aspirin: Empirin is brand name aspirin, although versions with Codeine do exist. ...Read more

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Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Yes: Mixing cocaine with anything or for that matter using cocaine at all can be dangerous. If you have difficulty stopping using, help is available. Contact your local Narcotics, Cocaine or Alcoholics anonymous chapter or the substance abuse hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do voltaren (diclofenac) contain aspirin or nurofen?

Do voltaren (diclofenac) contain aspirin or nurofen?

No: Although all 3 are non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications, they are also uniquely different chemicals. Neither of them contain the other medication. If you are allergic to Aspirin and nuprofen, you may have trouble taking voltaren (diclofenac) to. Consult your physician before taking. ...Read more

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Can an acute aspirin overdose kill you?

Can an acute aspirin overdose kill you?

Yes: Or make one very ill. That is why it is important to take medications as prescribed. If you know anyone considering taking an Aspirin dose they need to be treated at the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Does sudafed contain aspirin?

Does sudafed contain aspirin?

No, but...: Sudafed is a brand name for pseudoephedrine, a blood vessel constricter that decreases nasal congestion, but can raise heart rate, blood pressure, cause anxiety, palpitations, insomnia, other issues, depending on dose and person. Also can affect urination/prostate. Not for pregnancy. Careful if overactive thyroid, above conditions. Company also names combo products. Read labels. ...Read more

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After Heart CABG better use Aspirin 100mg combination warfarin 2mg, or clopidogrel 75mg with warfarin 2mg??

After Heart CABG better use Aspirin 100mg combination warfarin 2mg, or clopidogrel 75mg with warfarin 2mg??

Prob aspirin : It seems you may have a fib. So warfarin is important. The use of plavix (clopidogrel) is valuable after PTCA, but not proven to be any better than aspirin. Therefore, I suggest aspirin and warfarin would be better choice. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for asa overdose?

What is the treatment for asa overdose?

See a Doctor !: Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (asa) is quite powerful . Overdose affects you blood clotting. It can also affect your blood pH (acidity) which is extremely dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the tests for asa overdose?

Blood teat: A simple blood test can measure the level of Aspirin in someone's blood. Then by taking the time the Aspirin was swallowed, a determination can be made as to whether or not there is a serious overdose. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for asa overdose?

See a Doctor !: Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (asa) is quite powerful . Overdose affects you blood clotting. It can also affect your blood pH (acidity) which is extremely dangerous. ...Read more

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What will be the effect of overdose on Excedrin (apap/asa/caffeine)?

What will be the effect of overdose on Excedrin (apap/asa/caffeine)?

LIver failure, death: Acetaminophen (found in tylenol, (acetaminophen) excedrine, and many over-the-counter and prescription medications) is safe in standard doses, but highly dangerous when overdosed. Liver failure severe enough to require liver transplant to continue to live can occur, as can death. No prescription or over-the-counter medicine should ever be taken above prescribed/labeled limits. ...Read more

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What does asa mean?

What context ?: Asa is the standard abbreviation for aspirin- acetylcsalyciic acid. ...Read more

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Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...Read more

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Is there an asa allergy?

You bet: Allergy to asa is well known, and can be quite severe. ...Read more

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Is there and asa allergy?

You bet: Allergy to asa is well known, and can be quite severe. ...Read more

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Allergic to ibuprofen and asa?

Allergic to ibuprofen and asa?

Do coexist: True allergy is when you break out with a rash, facial swelling, asthma, shock with vacant fixed gaze and difficulty breathing.People who are allergic to ibuprophen can also have allergy yo Aspirin and other non steroidal meds like naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more

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Asa 81 - safe to take every other day?

Yes: Unless you have bruises or stomach upset from it. The usual dose is 81 mg daily however. ...Read more

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Article I read states asa can cause tinnitus?

Side effect: When we push asa dose to therapuetic blood levels, those high enough to help for rheumatoid arthritis, tinnitus is often reported by those under treatment. The emergence of other treatments for this disorder has reduced its use. ...Read more

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My double vision is reduced with medication, but at certain point its constant. Can my eyewill be asa healthier as it was?

My double vision is reduced with medication, but at certain point its constant.  Can my eyewill be asa healthier as it was?

An opthamologist: A doc who specializes in eye disease, can help you find the cause of your double vision. It is very possible that is can be reversed with his/her help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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26 y/o F. Gpa had MI and quadruple bipass at 70 and uncle just had massive MI causing death at 67. Other gpa died of MI at 56. Should take daily ASA?

May b not: While ASA is a good medication for someone who has had a heart attack or stroke or irregularly irregularly heart rhythm, after consultation with a doctor, if you do not have allergy to it. It is not recommend as daily medication for otherwise healthy person just based on family history. Consulting your Provider for details is a better option. ...Read more

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Had Echo the tech said Ef was 60/65 the actual report said 50/55. How did they come up with 2 diff #s? Is this bad last yr it was 60. I have Asd & Asa

Echo EF: The EF in normals varies over a range;all 3 reported values are within normal so stop worrying about minor nuances in interpretive reporting ...Read more

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