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I have a serious question about drug overdose. Can you od on prescription benzodiazepine ?

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In brief: OD is over dose

If any medication , is taken as instructed by the physician is safe and not called as od.
Substance abusers, get addicted and take several times the therapeutic dose reaching lethal levels of medication then called od, .

In brief: OD is over dose

If any medication , is taken as instructed by the physician is safe and not called as od.
Substance abusers, get addicted and take several times the therapeutic dose reaching lethal levels of medication then called od, .
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Dr. Steven Reidbord
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In brief: Absolutely

Benzodiazepine overdose is entirely possible, and in extreme cases can be fatal.
Such overdoses are especially dangerous if alcohol is involved. The main danger is respiratory depression (insufficient breathing).

In brief: Absolutely

Benzodiazepine overdose is entirely possible, and in extreme cases can be fatal.
Such overdoses are especially dangerous if alcohol is involved. The main danger is respiratory depression (insufficient breathing).
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In brief: Definitely

Overdosing means ingesting more than needed amount if any substance , prescribed or not.
Do not take more than the recommended amount of any medication. The side effects of the medication as well as interractions with other medications you may be on get exaggerated when more than needed amounts are taken.

In brief: Definitely

Overdosing means ingesting more than needed amount if any substance , prescribed or not.
Do not take more than the recommended amount of any medication. The side effects of the medication as well as interractions with other medications you may be on get exaggerated when more than needed amounts are taken.
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