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What is the home treatment if overdosed with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What is the home treatment if overdosed with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) OD: You should not stay at home with suspected tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose. It is a medical emergency and you should go to the er as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the best treatment for acetaminophen overdose?

David Miller Dr. Miller
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What is the best treatment for acetaminophen overdose?

ER now!!: Acetaminophen is one of the few otc drugs that can be lethal on overdose. It is also commonly combined with opiates and opioids in prescription pain meds. If you feel that you have overdosed on acetaminophen, you need to go to the nearest er right now to receive the proper care! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ibuprofen overdose?

What is the treatment for ibuprofen overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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Iplease tell me if sunbreeze essential oil is good for severe arthritis of the neck' should it be taken along with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Iplease tell me if sunbreeze essential oil is good for severe arthritis of the neck'
should it be taken along with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Depends: Sunbreeze has three essential oils in it, cassia, menthol & camphor. They have mixed results when studied scientifically. Its best to try it on yourself and see if it works. There are no clear contraindications to taking it with tylenol (acetaminophen). Please make sure you are taking less than 3 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for naproxen overdose?

What is the treatment for naproxen overdose?

Get what is left out: The health care provider will measure and monitor the patient's vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. The patient may receive: •activated charcoal •tube through the mouth or nose into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more

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What happens if you are taken to the ER with synthroid/levothyroxin overdose, how will the staff know that is the problem?

Overdose: To some extent it depends when you took the medicine and how often you took an overdose. If you did that just once you are unlikely to have problems . If you overdosed too often the best advice is to go to the Emergency Room. They will examine you and order labs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for guaifenesin overdose?

What is the treatment for guaifenesin overdose?

Guaifenesin OD: Treatment of a Guaifenesin overdose can include pumping the stomach or use of activated charcoal. Use of anti-seizure medications or sedatives is sometimes required. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for someone who has strep B, has symptoms, and is not pregnant? What if antibiotics do not help?

What is the treatment for someone who has strep B, has symptoms, and is not pregnant? What if antibiotics do not help?

Symptoms?: I'm assuming this is a vaginal infection with GBS? If you have symptoms then an antibiotic can be used to treat. If they symptoms persist another culture and check for yeast should be done. ...Read more

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If someone is suffered from lung water, how severe is it? What treatment is best for it either drain or just medicines are enough.

If someone is suffered from lung water, how severe is it? What treatment is best for it either drain or just medicines are enough.

May need either.: There are many different causes of fluid in the lungs. If it is due to infection it may need to be drained and would need antibiotics. If it is due to heart failure medicine may be enough. A physician would have to decide the appropriate course. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ex-lax overdose?

What is the treatment for ex-lax overdose?

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

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What is the most effective or latest medicine for GERD. What is the dose to be taken. Am concerned about him.Help!!!

What is the most effective or latest medicine for GERD. What is the dose to be taken. Am concerned about him.Help!!!

Many choices: It really depends on the severity of your symptoms. Many patients with GERD are not aware that they have GERD. There are many options for GERD, including prilosec, prevacid (lansoprazole) and other choices. I would recommend writing a log of your symptoms in relation to meals and sleep in particular. When you sleep try propping pillows and sleeping on your right side. Watch for any symptoms of respiratory prob. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

What is the treatment for acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

Charcoal NAC psych: First, assess the likelihood of significant overdose. Determine if acute or chronic. If a significant acute od and within first four hours - administer activated charcoal then begin n acetylcysteine. Consider consultation with liver / toxicologist if severe or multi organ failure. Consult psychiatry if intentional od. ...Read more

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What are the first things that should be done for someone who has overdosed on tylenol (acetaminophen)?

911: An overdose of Acetaminophen (tylenol, also found in many over-the-counter cold/flu remedies and other meds) can be deadly, and deserves a 911 call. If it looks that there may be a delay and the overdose was within a few hours, vomiting can be induced but 911 still must be called as there could still have been significant absorption from the stomach, enough to seriously damage the liver. ...Read more

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What is the best antiviral for HSV 1&2? Can an unaffected person use it if they suspicious of having the disease? Is it harmful in anyway? Help please

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What is the best antiviral for HSV 1&2? Can an unaffected person use it if they suspicious of having the disease? Is it harmful in anyway? Help please

See below: If you have no symptoms of the disease, there is no reason to use antivirals. That is just increased cost and exposure to medication adverse effects without any benefit, and no reasonable doctor would prescribe this. Hsv is not a virus you can eradicate, so even if you have it, it will always be with you, antiviral or not. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for dextromethorphan overdose?

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Supportive care: Although activated charcoal can help reduce absorption if given immediately after ingestion, treatment usually involves maintaining the airway, giving fluids and treating seizures. The narcotic antagonist Naloxone (narcan) may help. ...Read more

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What is septicemia and what antibiotics should be used to take care of it, and what dosages?

What is septicemia and what antibiotics should be used to take care of it, and what dosages?

Infection in the blo: Blood stream infection is called septisemia. It can result from contaminated catheters or serious infections in any body organ in a immune compromised pateint. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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