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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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