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How many aspirin tablets would cause overdose?

How many aspirin tablets would cause overdose?

Use as directed: Only take the recommended amount of any medication.
Ask you doctor if you should even take a single aspirin. ...Read more

Disprin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a kind of pain medication. ...Read more


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I had a chronic overdose on aspirin, and took about 500 tablets each 350 mg, what's the chance of my liver being damaged?

I had a chronic overdose on aspirin, and took about 500 tablets each 350 mg, what's the chance of my liver being damaged?

Not sure.: Not sure how you took this, but toxic effects of Aspirin are noted at time of acute overdose not at some point later. Peak levels occur within a few hours and half life is a few hours unless very large quantities are taken when half lives may be measured up to thirty hours. It would seem that if you are fine now you have not overwhelmed your liver and your function should remain normal. ...Read more

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How deadly is an aspirin overdose?

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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What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.
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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA: It can cause liver damage, acute ulceration of your stomach, perforation of your stomach, GI bleeding, affect clotting mechanism of your body. ...Read more

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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA overdose: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002542.htm. Depending on how many you took and other physiologic factors it can be very serious. Look at the list in the above link. Get help. ...Read more

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How come chronic overdoses on aspirin are more lethal then acute overdoses?

How come chronic overdoses on aspirin are more lethal then acute overdoses?

Not true: Who told you this? I've never seen anyone dead from too much Aspirin long-term though it can compromise the kidney occasionally. Acute Aspirin overdoses still kill plenty of people through a combination of repiratory alkalosis and metabolic acidosis. ...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 long will an aspirin after overdose stay in your system?

How long will an aspirin after overdose stay in your system?

Depends: Depends on how much you took, how well your kidneys work, and what the pH is of your urine (which in turn depends on other medications and foods you take). Aspirin overdose is a serious and potentially fatal condition. Whether taken intentionally or by accident, please seek immediate help in the er. ...Read more

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What occurs if I would take more than two of aspirin tablets?

What occurs if I would take more than two of aspirin tablets?

How often?: High dose Aspirin can be corrosive to your lower esophagus and stomach lining and cause ulcers. Also, unlike lower doses, it cause increased coagulation at higher dosages. If you took it once or twice, you may escape damage, but don't make it a habit. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I overdosed on aspirin about 3-4 weeks ago and did nothing about it????

Follow up...: If you took a massive amount of Aspirin I would definitely get a formal medical evaluation in order to get labs done and make sure everything is alright. At this time without those we cannot tell if there has been any resultant problems due to Aspirin overdose. It depends also on how much you actually took. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I overdosed on aspirin, (as in an acute overdose, not chronic) how long would it take for I to die?

Aspirin od: Your quesiton troubles me. It makes me wonder if you are contemplating suicide. Please call and get help for yourself or talk to a crisis counselor or healthcare provider ASAP. All life is prescious, including yours.. ...Read more

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I overdosed on aspirin (Walgreen's brand) about 44 days ago. What kind of damage did I do to my body and how can I heal it?

Need more information: How many tablets did you ingest? Duration of time you used aspirin? Why did you overdose? Any psychiatric issues.
Please see your Physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for which of the following conditions would it potentially be dangerous to give someone a tablet of aspirin?

Aspirin do/don'ts: Obviously anyone allergic to aspirin. Do not give to children with fevers. Do not give to people taking blood thinners unless ok'd by their healthcare provider. Do not give to people with history of stomach ulcers or stomach/intestinal bleeding. Do not give to people with a history of acid reflux disease (heart burn). Do not give to people with history of bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Would I be able to live in full life after I overdosed on aspirin in 2012. the level went up to 75. or have it perhaps damaged my body?

You should be fine: There is no lasting damage from salicylate overdose.
So don't spend much time worrying about that, rather concentrate on managing your life so that depression will not interfere with it. There are many useful resources online, but most people will need help from time to time and/or medications from a professional.
Good luck, and congratulations for tending to your physical & mental health! ...Read more

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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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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 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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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 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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I may have overdosed on aspirin, I have stomach, side and back pains, what to do?

I may have overdosed on aspirin, I have stomach, side and back pains, what to do?

Doctor or er: Please go to your doctor or the ER right away. This could be stomach or intestinal bleeding or irritation. ...Read more

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Does overdosing aspirin have any long-term effects?

Yes: Death, bleeding ulcer, liver damage. Don't overdose on aspirin or anything else. Seek professional help. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for an adult to have a fatal overdose on OTC aspirin?

You have to take: A large dose, which can cause a G.I. Bleed, ; it could be fatal. Also there are people who are allergic to aspirin, or have bad asthma ; cannot take asa. ...Read more

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If you were take 12 (325g) tablets of aspirin and 2 NyQuil pills what would be the effect?

Combination: Each pill has its own separate side effect profiles and thus you may have no problem, some problem (drowsiness, upset stomach etc) or nothing. The side effects however are not overlapping. ...Read more

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