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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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How painful is an insulin overdosed death?

How painful is an insulin overdosed death?

Not very, but...: Insulin shock was once a psych treatment that patients described as heavenly; muff your attempt & it's brain damage. If you are considering suicide, please talk with a few wise people first. Since i enjoy good health, I have no right to preach, but if the vast majority of people who have considered taking their lives, even if they are moderately disabled, have been glad afterwards that they failed. ...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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What pills that led to possible overdose death of whitney houston?

What pills that led to possible overdose death of whitney houston?

There were mix of dr: Coroners office released that following drugs were found xanax, marijuana, cyclobenzaprine, benadry were found but did not cause the death.The death eas caused by drowning due to coccaine and atherosclerotic heart disease. ...Read more

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Can camphor medicine overdose can cause death?

Yes: It's the basis of vick's vaporub and quite poisonous if you ingest a large amount, which would be very foolish. So far as i know, ingested camphor is not used in evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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Does an overdose of dosulepin cause painful death?

Why: Do you ask? These types of questions scare me. If you are asking for yourself, seek help because help is always a phone call away. Call 1-800-273-8255 national suicide prevention lifeline the pain caused by an overdose of this drug is mostly felt by the people who will miss the individual. ...Read more

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What causes death in a heroin overdose?

What causes death in a heroin overdose?

Two ways: Suppression of the drive to breathe is the more familiar. For reasons we do not understand, pulmonary edema may come on very rapidly and kill the person with a sudden eruption of foam from the mouth and suffocation. Neither is painful, but i hope that neither is something that you want. Good luck, and if you have lost someone, you have my sympathy. ...Read more

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Do you bleed to death if your heparin gets overdosed by injection?

Do you bleed to death if your heparin gets overdosed by injection?

Heparin overdose: Although Heparin can cause bleeding (if given appropriately or not), available treatments such as infusion of its antidote (protamine) and plamsa transfusion can usually prevent life-threatening complications. ...Read more

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What actually causes death in an narcotic overdose?

Opioid overdose deat: The main cause is severe respiratory depression resulting in cardiovascular collapse. ...Read more

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