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Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Many: Overdose of Aspirin can cause bleeding from ulcers or platelet dysfunction and bleeding in many places, can cause kidney dysfunction and an initial rapid breath to get rid of acid and the failure of that mechanism leads to metabolic acidosis, renal and respiratory failure. It can cause ringing in the ears. That is why even the commercial advocating use of Aspirin as a regular pain med scares me. ...Read more

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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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How can I avoid aspirin overdose?

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. ...Read more

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What are the tests for aspirin overdose?

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"). ...Read more

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How soon after aspirin overdose can I die?

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. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Many: Overdose of Aspirin can cause bleeding from ulcers or platelet dysfunction and bleeding in many places, can cause kidney dysfunction and an initial rapid breath to get rid of acid and the failure of that mechanism leads to metabolic acidosis, renal and respiratory failure. It can cause ringing in the ears. That is why even the commercial advocating use of Aspirin as a regular pain med scares me. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.). ...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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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Bayer (aspirin) overdose?

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Bayer (aspirin) OD: If alert, stomach lavage and monitoring vital signs, if drowsy, er for tx. ...Read more

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