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What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

Treatment IV fluids: Signs of a castor oil overdose include throat tightness, skin rash, nausea, fainting, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.While castor oil is not considered poisonous or extremely toxic, there can be allergic reactions. Calling poison control and emergency medical personnel is a safe bet .There may be IV fluids given and medications to treat the sym[toms. ...Read more

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Castor Oil (Definition)

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What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

Treatment IV fluids: Signs of a castor oil overdose include throat tightness, skin rash, nausea, fainting, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.While castor oil is not considered poisonous or extremely toxic, there can be allergic reactions. Calling poison control and emergency medical personnel is a safe bet .There may be IV fluids given and medications to treat the sym[toms. ...Read more

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Can you take castor oil everynight?

Can you take castor oil everynight?

Probably: Teaspoon, depends on your size and your results, may need more or less for effectiveness. ...Read more

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How do I apply castor oil, topically?

Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil. ...Read more

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What is the dosage of castor oil to a kid of 2years?

What is the dosage of castor oil to a kid of 2years?

5ml = 1 teaspoon: Caster oil is an old school remedy for constipation. I prefer MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) laxative powder (1/2 capful) mixed into a favorite 6-8 oz beverage daily until soft stool is achieved (5-7 days). ...Read more

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Has castor oil ever caused a misscarriage?

Ever?: It's really hard to say whether something has 'ever' happened because no one knows. Unless you have thought up something really unusual to do with the castor oil, the answer would be 'no.'. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more