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What are the tests for propranolol overdose?

What are the tests for propranolol overdose?

Clinical : Diagnosis of Propranolol overdose is clinical based in history and examination. Work up includes vitals, electrocardiogram, finger stick for blood sugar and electrolyte and cardiac enzymes. ...Read more

Dr. Marilyn Cox
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Propranolol (Definition)

Treats high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), irregular heartbeat, migraine headaches, tremors, and lowers the risk of repeated heart attacks. This medicine ...Read more


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What is the treatment for propranolol overdose?

What is the treatment for propranolol overdose?

Multiple: Pre hospital treatment is charcoal. In hospital options include intravenous fluids, inotropes and chronotropes glucagon gastric decontamination benzodiazepines (in patients with seizures) hemodialysis cardiac pacing/cardiopulmonary resuscitation insulin. ...Read more

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What are the tests for propranolol overdose?

Clinical : Diagnosis of Propranolol overdose is clinical based in history and examination. Work up includes vitals, electrocardiogram, finger stick for blood sugar and electrolyte and cardiac enzymes. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for propranolol overdose?

Multiple: Pre hospital treatment is charcoal. In hospital options include intravenous fluids, inotropes and chronotropes glucagon gastric decontamination benzodiazepines (in patients with seizures) hemodialysis cardiac pacing/cardiopulmonary resuscitation insulin. ...Read more

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What should I do with a friend that overdosed on too many propranolol?

What should I do with a friend that overdosed on too many propranolol?

Propranolol: Get him to an emergency room to watch the heart rhythm that could become very slow. ...Read more

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Changed med from 10mg propranolol to 1.25mg bisoprolol.Can I take up to 10 of these tablets in one day if needed or would that be overdosing?

Changed med from 10mg propranolol to 1.25mg bisoprolol.Can I take up to 10 of these tablets in one day if needed or would that be overdosing?

Depends: The maximum daily dose is 20 mg (= 16 tablets of 1.25 mg) however the starting dose is 5 mg. The dose is limited by low blood pressure, slow heart rate, and (in susceptible patients) asthma. It's impossible to say if you (with your unique physiology) would overdose with a sudden dose of 12.5 mg (10 tablets). ...Read more

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What are overdose of inderal (propranolol) effects like?

Slow heart rate: slow heart rate and may be mental status may be side effects of propranolol. It is very hard to overdose on Propranolol as doctors in late 60s and early 70s were using extraordinary amounts of the medicine (up to 2000 or 3000 mg) (carefully) to treat Hypertension, apparently without many untoward effects. Times do change and it is extremely unusual to see doses higher than 320 mg! nowadays. ...Read more

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How long would it take for affects to take place from an overdose on propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

How long would it take for affects to take place from an overdose on propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

Have you just taken: An overdose? If so, please tell your parents immediately. If you are considering this overdose - you need help asap. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have your parents drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. When a person is depressed they often feel despair ; come to believe that things can't get better. >. ...Read more

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What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

Overdose of meds: There are a great many possibilities. You should report this matter to your doctor so that you could be examined and treated as necessary. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more