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What is the treatment for restoril (temazepam) overdose?

What is the treatment for restoril (temazepam) overdose?

Go to ER: Doctors in the emergency department may use activated charcoal or stomach pumping to retrieve the drug from the stomach. For severe respiratory depression, intubation and artificial ventilation could be necessary. Drugs such as Flumazenil (clonazepam) may be prescribed as an antidote, depending on a number of medical factors. ...Read more

Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more


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What is the treatment for klonopin (clonazepam) overdose?

See below: I'd have er doctor decide :( treatment may involve "pumping the stomach, " taking certain medicines. Very imporant: once stabilized and cleaned, very close follow up in psychotherapy is a must! (especially if intentional od). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for desyrel (trazodone) overdose?

What is the treatment for desyrel (trazodone) overdose?

Desyrel (trazodone) OD: Treatment = emergency room 911 immediately. No alternative. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tranxene (clorazepate) overdose?

What is the treatment for tranxene (clorazepate) overdose?

Support: A specific antidote for benzodiazepine, such as tranxene (clorazepate), (clorazepate) overdose exists. This is usually available in hospital emergency rooms. Because tranxene (clorazepate) causes sedation, impaired swallowing and shallow breathting it is important to lay the person down, keep warm, ensure that breathing is maintained (loosened collars or even mouth-to-mouth breathing is serious cases) use fluids cautiously! ...Read more

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What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) treats insomnia, but not curatively. It is a symptom management tool only, to be used on a temporary basis. If your insomnia is long-standing, it's best to have a full evaluation. While it may well help you sleep, Ambien (zolpidem) can also be habit-forming. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for zolpidem overdose?

Flumazenil (clonazepam): Zolpidem overdose can be treated with the drug flumazenil, (clonazepam) a benzodiazepine antagonist. Flumazenil (clonazepam) inhibits the GABA receptor to which zolipidem attaches to, thus displacing zolpidem and reversing its effects. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vistaril (hydroxyzine) overdose?

What is the treatment for vistaril (hydroxyzine) overdose?

Induce vomiting: If you do a web search on "vistaril (hydroxyzine) package insert", the main treatment is to induce vomiting. The main side effect is becoming very drowsy, but low blood pressure may also occur. If too much is taken for a prolonged period of time, the patient may also have a difficult time urinating. Anyone who has taken enough vistaril (hydroxyzine) to cause concern should be treated by a physician in an er or urgent care. ...Read more

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How long Ambien (zolpidem) is prescribed....severe insomnia?

How long Ambien (zolpidem) is prescribed....severe insomnia?

Ambien (zolpidem): It is approved for short term use of 4-5 weeks but in reality is used long term for people who suffer from chronic anxiety. It is up to the prescriber how long for a particular patient due to their particular medical circumstances. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for temazepam overdose?

Go to ER: Doctors in the emergency department may use activated charcoal or stomach pumping to retrieve the drug from the stomach. For severe respiratory depression, intubation and artificial ventilation could be necessary. Drugs such as Flumazenil (clonazepam) may be prescribed as an antidote, depending on a number of medical factors. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

What is the treatment for remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

Professional eval: An acute "od" would have to be deliberate, and it would require emergency room care. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the remeron(mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages &when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose?

Seek medical help: Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out. If you have symptoms or otherwise think you may have overdosed, seek emergency medical attention asap or call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diphenhydramine (benadryl) overdose?

Benadryl OD: Treatment for Diphenhydramine O/D may include: administration of activated charcoal, intravenous fluids, intubation, Sodium Bicarbonate (Cardiac), Physostigmine, & benzodiazpines or barbituates for seizures. REF: https://overdoseinfo.com/diphenhydramine-overdose/ ...Read more

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What is the treatment for flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) overdose?

Let me try: The management of cyclobenzaprine overdose should follow the same pathway as any tricyclic drug. Gastric decontamination is fairly effective because the anticholinergic effects of cyclobenzaprine delay gastric emptying and therefore it becomes possible to obtain tablet residues even after significant time elapse. After that the heart manifestations should be addressed. Please below. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lorazepam overdose?

See below: I'd have er doctor decide :( early management of alert patients includes emetics, gastric lavage, and activated charcoal. Very imporant: once stabilized and cleaned, very close follow up in psychotherapy is a must! (especially if intentional od). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Benadryl (diphenhydramine) overdose?

Benadryl OD: Treatment for Diphenhydramine O/D may include: administration of activated charcoal, intravenous fluids, intubation, Sodium Bicarbonate (Cardiac), Physostigmine, & benzodiazpines or barbituates for seizures. REF: https://overdoseinfo.com/diphenhydramine-overdose/ ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Buspar (buspirone) overdose?

Buspar (buspirone) Overdose: Overdose symptoms are drowsiness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, it can be life threatening if mixed with alcohol and/or other drugs treatment involvs pumping the stomach and supportive care with IV fluids, airway stabilization and ventilation if needed in severecases, maintaining BP and vital signs and fluid balance. I only Buspar (buspirone) overdose, no fatalities have been reported with five five time the dose. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mirapex (pramipexole) overdose?

What is the treatment for mirapex (pramipexole) overdose?

Supportive: Mirapex (pramipexole) is a Dopamine agonist. Dopamine in excess in your body will cause nausea, vominting and increase in blood pressure and heart rate. Standard therapy would be usuall decontamination if early overdose ( within and hour) inducing vomitng. If having symptoms go to er or notify your doctor. Treatment is IV fluids and monitoring until drug gets out of systme. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skelaxin (metaxalone) overdose?

What is the treatment for skelaxin (metaxalone) overdose?

See doctor: Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of Metaxalone can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, slow or shallow breathing, feeling light-headed, or fainting. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for zyprexa (olanzapine) overdose?

What is the treatment for zyprexa (olanzapine) overdose?

Depends: The treatment for a zyprexa (olanzapine) overdose will vary. If the zyprexa (olanzapine) overdose was recent, may give certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." however, once zyprexa (olanzapine) has been absorbed into the body, there is no treatment that can remove it quickly. Therefore, in these cases, treatment involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more