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Doctor insights on: Overdosing What Vitamin Pills Can Lead To Death

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Overdosing what vitamin pills can lead to death?

Overdosing what vitamin pills can lead to death?

It could happen?: Death by vitamin poisoning appears to be quite uncommon in the us, typically none in a given year. In 2008 there were no deaths reported from vitamin overdose, as has been the case for 17 of the last 25 reporting-years. ...Read more

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Can somebody overdose on vitamins? If so, which vitamins can you overdose on? Thank you!

Can somebody overdose on vitamins? If so, which vitamins can you overdose on? Thank you!

A ; D- very rare: One can only overdose on fat soluble vitamins (a, d, e) except vit. B6 (which should be limited to 250 mg/day). But it takes huge amounts to overdose. The average adult would need to take about 2 million units of a to overdose, or 200, 000 iu/day for several months. Vit d toxicity is rare unless one takes at least 40, 000 iu/day for months. See http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/819426-overview. ...Read more

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Can you die from overdosing on vitamin a pills?

Can you die from overdosing on vitamin a pills?

Yes: Your brain can swell and herniate. This is generally fatal. ...Read more

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Can taking an energy pills lead to some kind of heart issues?

Can taking an energy pills lead to some kind of heart issues?

Energy pills: Can affect your heart's rate & rhythm, especially at large doses & if taken with other medications that affect your heart. ...Read more

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What other drug can you take to prevent a overdose from heroin?

What other drug can you take to prevent a overdose from heroin?

Only blockers: Like Naltrexone will prevent an overdose but these can also precipitate withdrawal. Certain family members will keep injectible Narcan (naloxone) around to respond to an overdose; this will wear off in an hour or two. ...Read more

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Can taking high doses of vitamin c lead to insomnia? i think it is activating for me

Can taking high doses of vitamin c lead to insomnia? i think it is activating for me

Not reported but...: High doses of Vit. C are widely used and generally well-tolerated. The most common side effect of doses of 2 grams or more is loose stools and nausea. Other side effects are rare. In searching I have not seen any reports of insomnia. See http://tinyurl.com/zzz5rdx However, most Vit C is derived from corn. If you are allergic to corn you might react to corn-derived C. Try a corn-free form. ...Read more

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What drugs can cause blindness from overdosing?

What drugs can cause blindness from overdosing?

Some are illicit: Methanol can cause blindness, and anti-tb drugs like Ethambutol & rifampin. Steroids can cause glaucoma, antimalarials like Hydroxychloroquine can damage the macula. Talc retinopathy can occur with intravenous drug use. Direct retinal toxicity can occur from injected gentamicin. The precautionary principle demands withdrawal of potentially toxic drugs once diminished visual function is documented. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me about drug overdose leading to circulatory collapse?

Can you tell me about drug overdose leading to circulatory collapse?

Depends: on the amount and dosage of the drugs you take along with other drugs and alcohol. The most dangerous are the long acting opiates taken concomitantly with alcohol, tricyclic antidepressants, or benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can cause high vitamin d, besides taking supplements or getting too much sun?

Can anyone tell me what can cause high vitamin d, besides taking supplements or getting too much sun?

Diseases: Hi. There are several diseases that cause high blood calcium by creating the active form of vitamin D (calcitriol). These include granulomatous diseases (e.g., sarcoidosis, tuberculosis), and leukemia/lymphoma. High blood calcium, hi calcitriol, and suppressed PTH prompt this evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you die of antibiotic overdose?

Can you die of antibiotic overdose?

MAYBE: If allergic to the antibiotic you have a good chance. If you kill the bacteria in your gut and dehydrate sufficiently with diarrhea you might. If you exceed the dr's instructions and arrange to find out, it's a hard way to learn. ...Read more

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Will an overdose of salbutamol lead to death?

Not necessarily: Salbutamol, though used as bronchodilator, could be abused and used as doping agent to possibly enhance athletic performance. Side effects are many but the most worrisome include myocardial ischemia though rare, hypotension, and hypokalemia-low potassium. Though all three are not fatal, in patients with underlying renal heart of irregular beats, could possibly be really dangerous. Take care! ...Read more

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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

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How many glucophage (metformin) 1000mg pills would cause a dangerous overdose?

> 2: 2000mg is usually the highest dose given. Above that people are likely to experience more side effects with out added benefit. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from overdosing on gummy vitamins?

Is it possible to die from overdosing on gummy vitamins?

No- unless with iron: The only ingredient potentially found in gummy vitamins that could cause a lethal overdose is iron. However, most gummy vitamins do not contain iron- i actually searched quite a bit and could not find any. This is likely to prevent overdose problems. And if they did you would have to take a huge amount- a lethal dose is at least 60 mg/kg, so an overdose for a 50 lb person would be about 1400 mg. ...Read more