Overdose

  • (verb): Dose too heavily.
    Synonyms: o.d.

Some articles on overdose, overdoses:

Cardenal - Overdose
... central and peripheral nervous systems thus, the main characteristic of phenobarbital overdose is a "slowing" of bodily functions, including decreased consciousness (even coma), bradycardia, bradypnea, hypothermia ... Overdose may also lead to pulmonary edema and acute renal failure as a result of shock, and can result in death ... The electroencephalogram of a person with phenobarbital overdose may show a marked decrease in electrical activity, to the point of mimicking brain death ...
SCH-50911
... it has been found to quickly and effectively reverse the symptoms of GHB overdose in mice ... normal conditions, and so counteracts both the depressant and pro-convulsant effects of GHB overdose ... candidate as a GHB antidote for human use, and might also make it useful for treating overdoses of other GABAB agonists such as Baclofen ...
List Of Emergency Medicine Topics - Environment and Toxicology
... medicine Travel medicine Mass Gathering Medicine Drowning Radiation injuries Toxicology Overdose Acetaminophen overdose Aspirin overdose and other NSAIDs ...
Salzone - Adverse Effects - Overdose
... Untreated paracetamol overdose results in a lengthy, painful illness ... The first symptoms of overdose usually begin several hours after ingestion, with nausea, vomiting, sweating, and pain as acute liver failure starts ... People who take overdoses of paracetamol do not lose consciousness, although most people who use paracetamol wrongly believe that they will be rendered unconscious by ...
Benzodiazepine Overdose - Treatment - Flumazenil
... can be used as an antidote for benzodiazepine overdose ... is no indication for the use of flumazenil in the management of benzodiazepine overdose as the risks in general outweigh any potential benefit of administration ... It also has no role in the management of an unknown overdoses ...