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Can excessive dose of cetirizine may lead to death?

Can excessive dose of cetirizine may lead to death?

Too much cetirizine: Too much of any drug could be dangerous but Cetirizine is generally very safe in usual doses. It is not uncommon for allergists to prescribe Cetirizine in higher than recommended doses up to 40 mg per day. This does not mean it is completely safe since sedation is common at this dose. Over-the-counter medications should be used at the recommended doses unless supervised by a physician. ...Read more

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Doubling a fentanyl patch dose and a subsequent death. Is there any connection?

Would need more info: Fentanyl is a very powerfull opiod 1000 times more patent than morphine. How much opiod was the person taking? Opiod naive patient (persons who are not taking opiods) will react differently than people who are on chronic opiods. It is harder to hurt people on chronic opiods by increasing opiods they are already on but even they can be hurt. Was it given for chronic or new acute pain. It's possible. ...Read more

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I have my 4 yr old son adult nyquil. The first 4mls at 11pm and the second dose 3mls at 2:10am. Did I overdose him? I'm scared to death!

I have my 4 yr old son adult nyquil. The first 4mls at 11pm and the second dose 3mls at 2:10am. Did I overdose him? I'm scared to death!

Poison control: Call poison control right now 800-222-1222. I your child's weight and other health concerns need to be known. Speak to your doctor before giving adult medications. ...Read more

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After going brain death how long dose it take befor all other oregon stop working?

After going brain death how long dose it take befor all other oregon stop working?

Not long: After being declared brain dead, the ventilator is removed, and the heart stops in a matter of minutes. If left on the ventilator, the heart can continue to function. As long as the patient is being provided nutrition, fluids and ICU care, the heart may function for months in a younger patient. Eventually, the lack of endocrine function will cause the body to fail. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

Big dose less effect: Many physicians prefer a daily dose of 5, 000-8, 000 iu of vitamin d3. A once weekly dose of 50, 000 iu is safe, but not as helpful due to poor absorption of a single dose of 50, 000 iu. Once 25 hydroxy vitamin d levels reach 60 - 80, the daily dose (5, 000-8, 000 iu) is usually cut in half and the patient followed to ensure the new dose is able to maintain therapeutic vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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Hi, dose overdose of sleeping pills cause to death. If yes please tell me how much time it take and is it painful. And what is the max overdose limit.

Hi, dose overdose of sleeping pills cause to death. If yes please tell me how much time it take and is it painful. And what is the max overdose limit.

Concerned: If you are asking these questions for yourself or a friend suggest you seek help for whatever concerns you have that are leading you to ask this. ...Read more

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Can drinking coffee daily cause excessive anxiety and make a person have panic attacks because feeling of death?

Can drinking coffee daily cause excessive anxiety and make a person have panic attacks because feeling of death?

Can make worse: I wouldn't say caffeine causes anxiety as much as I would say caffeine can make anxiety worse. Panic attacks are a symptom of extreme anxiety. Caffeine can directly increase anxiety as well as speeding up the heart, which can be, in itself, a trigger for panic attacks. If you suffer from anxiety, I would suggest you should cut down on, or completely eliminate your caffeine intake. ...Read more

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If I take on cycle of deca durabolin (steroids) for bodybuilding, is there a risk of death from over dose, if I have one kidney? Or its ok

If I take on cycle of deca durabolin (steroids) for bodybuilding, is there a risk of death from over dose, if I have one kidney? Or its ok

Glad you're lifting: You don't die of direct toxicity. I've spent time around gyms and i'd encourage you to reconsider your involvement with anabolic steroids. Even if it's legal where you live, many people will consider it cheating, most women prefer a natural bodybuilder, and you're playing russian roulette with your mind. You may do something you'll regret for the rest of your life. Higher dose, greater danger. ...Read more

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Have ms. On Copaxone (glatiramer) but missed a few doses. Worried about my brainstem lesions and if they mean a worsened prognosis or risk of death?

Have ms. On Copaxone (glatiramer) but missed a few doses. Worried about my brainstem lesions and if they mean a worsened prognosis or risk of death?

No immediate risk!: Consult your specialist to make sure that your Copaxone (glatiramer) has prevented MS relapse Usually an MRI with and without Gadalinium injection would tell us if the condition is active Although you should take your Copaxone (glatiramer) regularly missing couple of injections is not a big problem but don't miss anymore!! There is NO risk of death ...Read more

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I was on 5mg of diazepam I've been off completly for 5 days today and been anxious and insomniac. Could this dose withdrawal cause death or seizure?

I was on 5mg of diazepam I've been off completly for 5 days today and been anxious and insomniac. Could this dose withdrawal cause death or seizure?

Mild withdrawal: You can certainly have mild withdrawal symptoms from valium 5mg, if you had been taking it regularly. It's long-acting -- meaning it will take longer to completely eliminate from your body than other, shorter-acting benzos would take. Withdrawal symptoms start later & may last longer too. Seizures & death are not likely from this dose, though. Be safe -- tell your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Ihave excessive flatulence. I tried starving myself to death once and ate nothing for a month and still passed gas all day everyday. What is the cause?

Ihave excessive flatulence. I tried starving myself to death once and ate nothing for a month and still passed gas all day everyday. What is the cause?

Good question but...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks), a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pathology outside the gut. Time for evaluation? ...Read more

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How does death from a fatal dose of aspirin work? Would you die from liver or kidney failure?

How does death from a fatal dose of aspirin work? Would you die from liver or kidney failure?

Respiratory failure: Too much Aspirin interferes with the last part of your aerobic metabolism of energy, cytochrome c. It uncouples this area and one has to resort to anaerobic metabolism. Severe metabolic acidosis will ensue, the respiratory system will try to compensate but will fail and combined acidosis ensues and lack of energy just will not sustain life. ...Read more

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Is risperdal. 5 mg dose safe for an elder patient with alzheimer's and vascular dementia? I read this drug can cause sudden death in elder patients.

Is risperdal. 5 mg dose safe for an elder patient with alzheimer's and vascular dementia? I read this drug can cause sudden death in elder patients.

No: According to all studies so far, any antipsychotic used for the purpose of treating behavioral problems or psychosis related to dementia is associated with earlier stroke-related death. This occurs regardless of the antipsychotic and the dose. There are some studies that have shown some antipsychotics to be safer than others (like quetiapine) but those studies are small and inconclusive. ...Read more

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What is the Difference? Depo-Medro& a Medrol pack? It's a life&death question. DepoMedrol (methylprednisolone) causes me2have seizures. The dose pack I have had before.

What is the Difference? Depo-Medro& a Medrol pack? It's a life&death question. DepoMedrol (methylprednisolone) causes me2have seizures. The dose pack I have had before.

Difficult situation: Lamictal was prescribed for seizures I can presume? It takes a long time to titrate this medication to a level that will cover for this. Steroids of any type should be used with great caution, especially in your situation. The difference is how the solumedrol (methylprednisolone) is administered essentially. Might want to get a second opinion with regard to pain management if you are having trepidation. ...Read more

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My dad used seroquel (quetiapine) for a long time, at stroger doses in the end. He suffered a sudden death, after chest pain. He was depressed because of the condition of his father. Can I blame his meds? He was 65

My dad used seroquel (quetiapine) for a long time, at stroger doses in the end. He suffered a sudden death, after chest pain. He was depressed because of the condition of his father. Can I blame his meds? He was 65

Unlikely: More likely is a catastrophe such as a heart attack, aortic dissection or pulmonary embolus. I expect you would need an autopsy establishing his meds as contributing to his death and ruling out other causes. ...Read more

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If I am on a high dose (100mg/day) of vyvanse and have mitral valve prolapse, am I at a great risk of major heart issues/death?

If I am on a high dose (100mg/day) of vyvanse and have mitral valve prolapse, am I at a great risk of major heart issues/death?

The Mitral Valve: Prolapse may result in cardiac arrhythmia and unfortunately so can the vyvanase.
Since these are ATRIAL in origin sudden death is very unlikely.
I would suggest you discuss this medication with the prescribing health professional since there may be alternative therapeutic possibilities!
BTW make sure you have Antibiotics when having DENTAL work!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What could be a cause for excessive dead shedding skin?

What could be a cause for excessive dead shedding skin?

Xerosis (dry skin): The most likely cause for excessive dead skin shedding would be dry skin. However, there are several other causes of excessive dead skin shedding. If you use a good moisturizing cream regularly this should correct the problem. If this does not help, you should see a physician. Several other diagnoses can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I cure excessive dry/dead skin?

How do I cure excessive dry/dead skin?

Dry/dead skin: Moisture and avoidance of drying agents--soap, hot water--are the treatments for dry skin. Dead skin can be exfoliated with a lotion containing Lactic Acid (amlactin lotion--otc). It's not really an issue of "cure", it's an issue of maintenance and control. ...Read more

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My husband has excessive dead skin between all of his toes what can we do?

My husband has excessive dead skin between all of his toes what can we do?

Soak in: Domeboro them it will be easier to peel off the dead skin, may have to be repeated more then once ...Read more

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I've been seeing excessive dead skin in my cheeks and tongue, I constantly remove it and the next day it comes back?

I've been seeing excessive dead skin in my cheeks and tongue, I constantly remove it and the next day it comes back?

Cheek biting: Is it possible that you bite your cheek in your sleep? Also if you use a tartar control toothpaste, the tartar control ingredient is bitter. The companies add more flavoring agents to offset this bitter taste and that can cause the lining of your cheek to peel. ...Read more

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Are doses in excess of 240mg of Propranalol ever implemented? I'm still getting chest pain in the AM and migraines. Not quite effective enough at dose

Are doses in excess of 240mg of Propranalol ever implemented? I'm still getting chest pain in the AM and migraines. Not quite effective enough at dose

You need more: Evaluation and may be prescribed different medication or additional medication. See your doctor to review your diagnosis and treatment. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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How long after taking my last dose terbinifine should I wait to drink alcohol? I was told 6 weeks, but this seems excessive.

How long after taking my last dose terbinifine should I wait to drink alcohol? I was told 6 weeks, but this seems excessive.

How is your liver?: The reason to avoid alcohol is because terbinifine is tough on your liver. Has your doctor been monitoring your liver function? Is that why he stopped it? Terbinifine takes weeks to completely clear your system because it is stored in fat cells and slowly released. If your liver tests were abnormal at any point, it's worth the wait. ...Read more

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I have hashi's and am on a high T4 dose for my weight. Don't think I've got much thyroid function left. Is it good to leave a dead organ in your body?

I have hashi's and am on a high T4 dose for my weight. Don't think I've got much thyroid function left. Is it good to leave a dead organ in your body?

Not dead; can heal: I doubt your thyroid is a dead organ. Some of it may be destroyed and it may not be working well due to inflammation, but it can heal and regenerate after your thyroiditis improves. I strongly advise holding onto your organs if at all possible. See http://www. Hopeforhashimotos. Com/dr-alexander-haskell-n-d/index. Html. ...Read more

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No more symptoms anymore. Its been 2 weeks since 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole).But still see worms in poo or w/e was there at 1st. Are they dead? Is this possible?

No more symptoms anymore. Its been 2 weeks since 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole).But still see worms in poo or w/e was there at 1st. Are they dead? Is this possible?

Pinworms?: Assuming this is what you were treating the only way to know what you are seeing in your stools is to have them examined in a laboratory. Go and get this worked out. ...Read more