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How much time does a concerta overdose last for?

How much time does a concerta overdose last for?

Call poison control: The duration of symptoms after an overdose depends on the amount taken and over what time period. Also depends if the taker has been using chronically. The symptoms of overdose have no antidote but MAY REQUIRE SUPPORTIVE CARE. Call poison control or get evaluated at the nearest ER. ...Read more

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Did I overdose? Concerta around 11am, naproxen 500mg 8pm Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 10 pm, having hallucinations and feel high or drunk. Sweating badly

Did I overdose? Concerta around 11am, naproxen 500mg 8pm Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 10 pm, having hallucinations and feel high or drunk. Sweating badly

Not likely, but: Your symptoms are a problem ad you do need to be seen - go to Urgent Care or ER to be examined and get good guidelines for medication use to prevent future mistakes. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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How long does it take to overdose from concerta?

How long does it take to overdose from concerta?

Talk to your parents: You need to seek medical attention for an evaluation. Never take medicine without medical or parental supervision. Medication is to be taken only as prescribed. If you are considering taking an overdose, you need immediate help. Tell someone at once! ...Read more

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I overdosed on Concerta and Ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breath of Life; due to which you have been living for 17 years. Please call 911 and go to ER for Diagnosis and Treatment. Inform close family members and friends present, and ask them to take you to ER, call suicide and crisis center in your area, or call 911. Your Life is Precious! ...Read more

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I overdosed on concerta and Ritalin (methylphenidate)?

ER vs Poison Control: If you believe that you have overdosed on Concerta and/or Ritalin (methylphenidate) then, you should call 911 or head to your local ER. Those are the 2 best options in my opinion. You should also advise your prescribing MD at some point about what happened. If you have any questions AFTER you're stabilized then, feel free to write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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What number of 27 mg of concerta would it take to overdose?

Concerta: Concerta is a stimulant with amphetamine properties which could have major adverse effects at any dose. Especially in individuals with underlying health problems. There is no set number that can be quoted as a per se overdose. The intent behind the ingestion is what would determine if one were trying to overdose. If you are having any thoughts at all please call a crisis hotline, 911, or go to ER. ...Read more

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Adhd concerta i take 54 in morning and 27 in afternoon if i take 2 27s in the afternoon after taking my 54 is that overdosing?

Not necessarily: 1) this is higher than the pdr lists the drug. The maximum dosage is 72mg/d. 2) however, the "biederman max" that is used in pediatric psychopharmacology works out to about 1 mg of Ritalin (methylphenidate) (or concerta) per lb. Of kid per day. If you're a 160 lb adult, that = 160 mg of concerta. You're not even close to that. 3) different people metabolize this drug differently; you may truly need this much. ...Read more

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What is concerta?

What is concerta?

Medication for ADHD: Concerta is a CNS (central nervous system) stimulant used to treat add (attention deficit disorder) and adhd (attention defici-hyperactivity disorder). ...Read more

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Could concerta be causing me to calm up?

Could concerta be causing me to calm up?

Side effects occur: Certain higher doses of the stimulants, or lowere doses in sensitve patients, can cause one to be 'more quiet', sullen or even depressed. You should consult with your prescribing physician and consider altering the dose of Concerta or trying another medication. ...Read more

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