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What are the long term effects of a 12000 mg aspirin overdose that was in my system for 2 1/2 hours before initial treatment?

What are the long term effects of a 12000 mg aspirin overdose that was in my system for 2 1/2 hours before initial treatment?

Why do you ask?: No lasting harm. You have my word this is true. I am so glad you failed to end your life. I also want to reassure you that there is more good in this world than bad, and that you can find something better than death anywhere. Try to understand how your mind played a trick on you, and how to avoid this in the future. Best wishes.

Aspirin Poisoning (Definition)

Also known as salicylism, Asprin poisoning can be acute or chronic. A single overdose may cause acute poisoning; continuous usage of an elevated dosage over long periods of time may cause chronic poisoning. ...Read more


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Does overdosing aspirin have any long-term effects?

Yes: Death, bleeding ulcer, liver damage. Don't overdose on aspirin or anything else. Seek professional help.

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How long would it take to die from a large aspirin overdose?

How long would it take to die from a large aspirin overdose?

Aspirin overdose: I hope you are not contemplating suicide.. Time has to be dose related. Ie the higher the dose, the quicker the onset of death.

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How long for aspirin overdose to leave your system?

How long for aspirin overdose to leave your system?

Depends: Depends on how much was taken and the condition of one's kidneys as well as the pH of the urine which depends on other meds and foods. Don't second guess this serious issue. If you've taken an overdose accidentally or intentionally, seek help immediately.

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Can aspirin overdose can kill us?

Yes it can be: Lethal. If you every know someone who is considering killing themself help them to get care at an emergency room.

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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.

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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.

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Explain the condition called an aspirin overdose.?

Explain the condition called an aspirin overdose.?

Too much...: An Aspirin overdose occurs when someone takes more Aspirin than what is recommended. An intentional overdose occurs when someone takes more than what is recommended with the intent of doing harm to themselves whereas an accidental overdose occurs when there is no such intent. (for example, perhaps the person forgot that they already took a dose earlier and take another dose, etc.).

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What can accidental aspirin overdose do to your body?

Death: Aspirin od is dangerous-go immediately to the er if you have accidentally overdosed. Toxicity begins at around 20 tablets, less if you're small, much less in children. Sx include nausea, vomiting including blood, stomach pain, ringing in the ears; more serious signs are fever, shortness of breath (from acidosis), lethargy, stupor, coma, hallucinations, seizures and death. Treatment is lifesaving.

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I have a question about aspirin overdose? Can I bleed from it?

Yes: Aspirin at low dose (75-81 mg) increases risk of bleeding; it is prescribed because it is a blood thinner. Aspirin overdose acutely or chronically causes multiple symptoms, and can be fatal.

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What is the definition or description of: Bayer (aspirin) overdose?

Bayer overdose: Bayer (aspirin) is a NSAID. Overdose occurs when an excessive or dangerous amount of aspirin is taken.

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I had an aspirin overdose on monday so why am I having a sever headache today?

I had an aspirin overdose on monday so why am I having a sever headache today?

Psych Eval is impt: The important issue is that you should be receiving psychological care because of the overdose. There also should be a general medical evaluation.

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How can I avoid aspirin overdose?

Huh?: Don't take an overdose of aspirin! The dose for adults is: 325-650 mg every 4 hours as needed. For children, the dose is: 10-15 mg/kg every 4-6 hours with a maximum daily dose of 60-80 mg/kg. If you get ringing in the ears, stomach upset or nausea, lower the dose. Follow these instructions and you will avoid an Aspirin overdose.

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What are the tests for aspirin overdose?

Blood sample: A serum salicylate level will reliably determine if there is too much Aspirin on-board, but Aspirin overdose can also be suspected clincially on the basis of its typical symptoms and signs (a "toxidrome").

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How soon after aspirin overdose can I die?

Please accept help.: Sometimes if feels like death is the only way out but there are other ways to get help. Hope will come as you receive help from others. Please have a friend or relative take you to the nearest emergency room. Things can get better (i know it's probably very hard to believe right now). Don't throw in the towel - accept help and caring from others. God bless.

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I want to know if I will die from aspirin overdose?

Don't do it: You'll feel sicker than you ever have before, and perhaps worse than you thought possible. Your stomach will hurt terribly, and you'll feel like you're smothering. I am sure this is not what you want. Matt, bro, these are thoughts you should not be having. You don't deserve this agony, and you can find something better than death anyplace. Talk to your physician. There's help. Cheers.

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What do you do to help someone with an aspirin overdose?

Depends on severity: Mild: observation; acute/severe without symptoms: activated charcoal; severe with sx: protect the airway, IV hydration, correct electrolytes, alkalinize the urine with IV sodium bicarbonate; hemodialysis if necessary; psychiatric consultation during recovery.

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What is the definition or description of: aspirin overdose?

What is the definition or description of: aspirin overdose?

See below: Aspirin poisoning or salicylism can be acute or chronic. A single overdose may cause acute poisoning; continuous usage of an elevated dosage over long periods of time may cause chronic poisoning. Acute overdose has a mortality rate of 2%. Chronic overdose is more commonly lethal with a mortality rate of 25% chronic overdose may be especially severe in children.

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Do you think it could be painful to die from an aspirin overdose?

Do you think it could be painful to die from an aspirin overdose?

Well it sure would: Not be pleasant. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, seizure, fever, confusion, fever, coma. Are you considering taking an overdose? If you have a suicide plan & the desire to act on it, please be seen at your nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911. If you have thoughts of suicide that aren't imminent get into treatment with a psychologist &/or a psychiatrist.

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