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Treatment Of Overdose Of Combiflam
I am advised to take 20mg combiflam tablets for 10 days along with minoz oz 100mg for pimple treatment. I don't have pain anywhere. Is it ok to continu?
I heavily overdosed on aspirin (80k mg+) and didn't get treatment until about 5-6 hrs later. Could I have caused any long term damaged to myself?
If you recovered from the acute illness, you should not suffer long term damage, with the exception of the disorder that led you to overdose yourself. It would be a good idea to seek counseling for your attempted suicide.
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Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more
If overdose happen: Contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, unusual drowsiness or dizziness, headache, coughing, and difficulty breathing. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed or inhaled. If you or someone you know may have ingested or inhaled this medicine, contact your, contact your local poison control center or er. ...Read more
Time and transit: Ex-lax is a senoside. It is a cathartic (laxative) and promotes peristalsis (movement of content through the bowel). The sooner it goes through, the better off you will be. It is minimally absorbed through the gut. You may have lots of cramps and gushes of diarrhea. If concerned or at risk of other problems due to this, see pcp, call poison control or go to er. ...Read more
Many problems: Overdose symptoms may include uneven heartbeats, seizure (convulsions), coma, slowed breathing, or respiratory failure (breathing stops). Do not use Benzocaine topical if you have a blood cell disorder called methemoglobinemia. Before using Benzocaine topical, tell your doctor if you have any type of inherited enzyme deficiency, a breathing disorder such as asthma or emphysema, or if you smoke. ...Read more
Supportive care: Gastric lavage with activated charcoal is useful and safe only for intubated patients, as charcoal aspiration is a risk. There are no antidotes, and dialysis is ineffective, so we simply support systems if they fail. Ie a breathing machine, drugs for cardiac arythmias, etc. ...Read more
Stomach pump: Radiator fluid contains an organic chemical which breaks down into methyl alcohol. This is highly toxic and can lead, among other things, to blindness. If you ingest any amount of this, induce vomiting or go to an er so they can clean out your stomach. This is an emergency. ...Read more
Stop Aricept (donepezil): If adverse events are occurring, stop the drug, but realize that Aricept (donepezil) has a long duration in the body and several days may pass until it is out of the system. Also, there maybe a sharp deterioration in memory if the drug is abruptly stopped. Need to work closely with your neurologist or even a hospital. ...Read more
Symptomatic: Viagra (sildenafil) should be used per physician recommendations. Symptoms of overdose may include palpitations, arrhythmias, fainting, nausea, headache, priapism. Treatment is symptomatic- meaning if BP drops, give saline, if priapism lasting more than 24 hours may need to be surgically intervened. ...Read more
Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdose: Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdoses can be treated by holding the medication, giving an antidote called protamine, transfusing blood products as needed, and using agents to promote blood clotting (anti-fibrinolytic agents, recombinant factor fvii, etc.). ...Read more
If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may give certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." treatment also involves supportive care. This type of care consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include:
•medications to prevent seizures. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine) OD: Supportive medical care with checks on vital signs & alertness, following stomach lavage. ...Read more
Supportive: Mirapex (pramipexole) is a Dopamine agonist. Dopamine in excess in your body will cause nausea, vominting and increase in blood pressure and heart rate. Standard therapy would be usuall decontamination if early overdose (within and hour) inducing vomitng. If having symptoms go to er or notify your doctor. Treatment is IV fluids and monitoring until drug gets out of systme. ...Read more
Combination: If ingested within 2 hours of receiving treatment, activated charcoal will be given. Otherwise, the physician will use Atropine if patient is bradycardic and glucagon to enhance contractility. If refractory to the aforementioned drugs, then calcium and Insulin with dextrose can be administered. ...Read more