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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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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 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. ...Read more

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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. ...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?

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?

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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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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