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What are the tests for sudafed overdose?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Tests

Serum electrolytes, glucose & ECG if symptomatic.

CK in patients with agitation, seizure or coma.

In brief: Tests

Serum electrolytes, glucose & ECG if symptomatic.

CK in patients with agitation, seizure or coma.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sudafed overdose

Sudafed overdose can cause seizures, hallucinations, high blood pressure, rapid breathing, irregular heartbeat, difficulty in breathing and restlessness.
Maximum recommended dose for adults over 24 hours is 240 mgm. Only tests done are ekg, CBC and metabolic panel and urine analysis.But diagnosis is made by history of ingestion and physical exam. Labs help in treatment planning, IV fluids and supportive.

In brief: Sudafed overdose

Sudafed overdose can cause seizures, hallucinations, high blood pressure, rapid breathing, irregular heartbeat, difficulty in breathing and restlessness.
Maximum recommended dose for adults over 24 hours is 240 mgm. Only tests done are ekg, CBC and metabolic panel and urine analysis.But diagnosis is made by history of ingestion and physical exam. Labs help in treatment planning, IV fluids and supportive.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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