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What happens if you overdose and refuse to drink the charcoal ?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Longer observation

Charcoal only binds up the drug that hasn't been digested and absorbed yet.
So if you don't take the charcoal, they just need to monitor and treat you longer depending on the substance to make sure there are no serious side effects.

In brief: Longer observation

Charcoal only binds up the drug that hasn't been digested and absorbed yet.
So if you don't take the charcoal, they just need to monitor and treat you longer depending on the substance to make sure there are no serious side effects.
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