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I Accidentally Overdosed On Loratadine What Can I Do
Nothing: Claritin (loratadine) and most other nonsedating third generation antihistamines are very safe. The initial studies for Claritin (loratadine) were done at 40 mg (4 times the currently recommended dose). If a physical symptom is experienced after using any medication at an excessively high dose, the best resource is the "poison control" center. They are available 24/7 by calling 1-800-poison1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yikes!!: Taking too much of a benzodiazepine, such as lorazepam, cabe be very dangerous and even fatal. It's a CNS depressant and taking too much can lead to respiratory depression resulting in stop breathing while asleep. Symptoms of too much include, slurred speech, blurry vision, unsteady gaot, problems walking, lethargy, sedated. ...Read more
Reconsider this drug: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. The side effects can be lingering, serious, and dose - & duration-dependent. I would suggest you discuss alternatives to this drug with your doc. If you intentionally overdosed please call 911 now. ...Read more
Follow instructions: If you follow the instruction on the package, you are unlikely to take a dose sufficient to cause any significant problem. There is no good way to tell if you are taking too much by your symptoms since by that time you are likely to have already taken too much. ...Read more
Uncertain?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more
You'd know.: If you are functioning pretty well without new or bothersome complaints there is no reason to suspect "overdose". Getting the optimal dose is the goal. When that happens you should have more self-control, improved performance, better social interactions. Neg effects may include "rebound", low appetite, sleep problems. But don't accept these. Instead, talk to dr & get a dose that fits you better. ...Read more
Start with 50mg: This is a starting dose - it can take 15-20 minutes to help. Some pills come as 25mg others as 50 mg over the counter so check that to see if you need 1 or 2. If the hives spread or become more severe take another 50 mg but get to the er! in a localized area that is small like your knuckles you could also apply topical hydrocortizone cream to the area or there is also a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream too. ...Read more
How do you know: How do you know that it is your liver that is hurting, you mean you have pain in right side of abdomen and that can happen with nyquil, how much nquil liquid did you drink.If it persists see your doctor.Nyquil contains acitamnophen, alcohol (unless you had alcohol free)and dextromethorphan.Do not drink any more nyquil liquid for now. ...Read more
Not certain?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more
I've broken out in what I think are hives on my legs. I had diarrhea earlier and I just dry heaved. So I want to know if I can take three Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Yes: Read the label and know the potential adverse effects of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before using. Recommend starting with 50mg dose and can repeat 3-4hrs later if needed. Hives in association with new diarrhea are almost certainly a result of the immune response to infection and should clear up shortly. If they return after Benadryl (diphenhydramine), consider longer acting, newer-generation antihistamine such as cetirizine. ...Read more
I cant remember if I took my 150mg of Luvox (fluvoxamine) and if I did, I don't want to overdose. What should I do?
Luvox (fluvoxamine) Dosage: Wait for the next dose would be the best as half life for the Luvox (fluvoxamine) is 22 Hrs if you use multiple dose and 12-13 hrs if you use single dose. I would wait for the next dose when it is due as it would not be necessary to take extra dose of Luvox (fluvoxamine) in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: This is supposed to be an extract of geranium root with some homeopathic stuff so i'd expect no problems. Please do be careful especially with taking real and supposed medications. If you thought it was a tasty beverage, do be more careful. If you are thinking of harming yourself, please call a crisis line -- being your age is difficult & there are folks ready to help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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