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Can you overdose on b1?

Can you overdose on b1?

Thiamine (Vit B1) OD: Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamins. An overdose would be rare because the body normally flushes out any excess through urination. However, thiamine can cause side effects - so would take as directed. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more


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Can you overdose without death?

Can you overdose without death?

Of course: Depends entirely upon what the drug being overdosed. This is a ratio, published for most pharmaceuticals, which gives a risk of the amount of drug to cause death. For some drugs like digitalis, it is a low number but for others like darvon, it is very high (meaning you can take a lot). Most overestimate this and suicide attempts with drugs usually fail for this reason. ...Read more

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Can you have a seaweed overdose?

Can you have a seaweed overdose?

SURELY YOU JEST: One can get seaweed in many preparations at severaloriental restaurants. I assume they know a great deal about various seaweeds. I suppose it's possible to smoke, sniff, overeat or otherwise take in too much seaweed - you might ask at a restaurant - but really now! ...Read more

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What are the signs of an overdose?

A lot depends: On many things. Classical "overdose" of sedatives like narcotics and benzodiazepines associated with marked sedation and decreased respiratory effort. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think I overdosed?

If you have: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United ...Read more

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Could you overdose from beauty products?

Could you overdose from beauty products?

Are you referring: To beauty products applied to skin? Supplements taken orally to enhance beauty? If you could ask about specific types of products - we may be able to to provide a response. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What happens if I overdose intentionally?

What happens if I overdose intentionally?

Agent and Location: Depending on the agent used and the amount consumed to overdose, you might be fine, you might suffer great injury, or you might die. If the overdose is witnessed by or reported to a physician, a therapist, any health care worker, or a police officer, they are mandated by law to place you in a locked psychiatric facility for at least 72 hours of observation. We have a duty to protect you. ...Read more

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What amount will consider overdose (death)?

That depends on: Which substance/ medication is being taken.

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How many tablespoons can you overdose with?

It depends.: Any medicine can be harmful if too much is taken. But all medicines vary in strength. How much is harmful depends on the particular medicine. If you wish to hurt yourself, please don't! Call a suicide prevention hotline now or call 911, please. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I've overdosed on my meds?

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

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How many klonipins does it take to overdose?

Call 1-800-273-8255: If you are thinking of hurting yourself, please call the number above (National Suicide Prevention Hotline). Help is available. Any drug taken in an amount greater than prescribed is an overdose. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get overdose?

How common is it for somebody to get overdose?

Of what?: If you are asking about a prescribed medication, rarely if you take the medication as prescribed. ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on your inahaler?

Fast heart rate: Inhalers are for patients with asthma or hyper-reactive lung disease. The inhaler helps dilate their airways making breathing easier. Side effects include fast heart rate or tachycardia, myocardial ischemia in patients with heart disease, among other things. Inhalers should be used under the guidance of a health care professional. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have accidentally overdosed?

Call poison control: And they can tell you. Or go to ER. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think my friend overdosed?

Ask your friend: Call 911 if your friend appears really ill and may have overdosed. ...Read more

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What happens when you overdose? What can you do?

Overdose: 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. If you are having
thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for > ...Read more