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What are the effects of overdose on paracetamol and metoclopramide ?

What are the effects of overdose on paracetamol and metoclopramide ?

Liver failure, spasm: Paracetamol (= Acetaminophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) is an example in us) overdose can be fatal. It is toxic to the liver in high doses, and can lead to acute liver failure. Metoclopramide (reglan in us, maxolon in uk) can cause an acute dystonic reaction, which consists of involuntary movements/spasms. It is important never to take a higher dose of any med than prescribed or labeled. If overdosed, go to er. ...Read more

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Reglan (Definition)

Metoclopramide increases emptying of food from the stomach and decreases symptoms of nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and fullness,. It should ideally be taken 30 minutes before meals. It's use in pregnancy should be reserved for severe conditions where the risks to the baby of not treating exceed the potential ...Read more


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Reglan and Zofran sometimes gives me headaches, is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve this? I take Reglan routinely and Zofran as needed.

Reglan and Zofran sometimes gives me headaches, is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve this? I take Reglan routinely and Zofran as needed.

Reglan (metoclopramide) Dangers: Long term Reglan (metoclopramide) use can result in a permanent parkinson's like disorders, or tardive dyskinesia. This can develop after a fairly short period of a couple of months or less of regular use. It is meant to be used sparingly, and with oversight. A list of the potential side effects can be found here: http://www.rxlist.com/reglan-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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What are the effects of overdosing on paracetamol tables?

What are the effects of overdosing on paracetamol tables?

Liver failure: Initially the symptoms of overdose are nonspecific (nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, etc) but paracetamol (also called acetaminophen) overdose can lead to the most worrisome effect - acute liver failure. An antidote is available but must be administered in a timely fashion. If untreated, liver failure due to paracetamol overdose can ultimately lead to death. ...Read more

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I took an overdose on Wednesday night of 24x500mg paracetamol. Received hospital treatment but have taken a small amount more, feeling side effects?

Why: What are you doing? You should go back to the hospital. Why do you want to harm yourself? You must seek help right away. You can see things clearly if you work at it and have am someone to guide you harming yourself is not the answer ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on reglan (metoclopramide)?

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. ...Read more

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I think i have taken an overdose, i took 8 paracetamol and 2 piriton all at once?

I think i have taken an overdose, i took 8 paracetamol and 2 piriton all at once?

Please go to the ER: Depending on the acetaminophen dose, it could be toxic. I'm not sure what piriton is, but it can't help. This is a very dangerous situation, and at the least, you can discuss any feelings or life stressors with somebody who can listen. We all care about you! ...Read more

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How do you treat a paracetamol overdose?

Let me explain: It is important to remember that, when used at therapeutic levels, paracetamol is usually safe and effective. However taking 4 g per day (or slightly more) for a few days, has been known to result in hepatotoxicity. The treatment of this condition should be done doctor supervision and may need intensive care admission. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

Reglan (metoclopramide) improves GI motility and is also ...Read more