Signs of depressant drugoverdose (e.g. heroin, morphine, oxycodone, Alcohol and benzos like alprazolam (marketed as Xanax) and temazepam These brain injuries can cause coma, seizures and, in worst case scenarios, brain death.
This is why high-risk situations for drug overdose include post-release from prison, detoxification and rehabilitation. When a person uses a drug regularly they develop tolerance to it. Someone on naltrexone can also be at risk if they use soon after stopping oral medication, or skipped a dose, or when the effects of a naltrexone implant have ceased. When people take their usual amount of drugs after a break from using, it could be too much for the body to cope with and lead to an overdose. This means they need to use more to get the same effect.
Unsuspecting patients suffer from a Xanax overdose if the medication is the risk multiplies and patients may slip into a coma or even die if the.
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Xanax and alcohol is a particularly dangerous combination as both are known to cause respiratory depression; when the two are combined, the risk multiplies and patients may slip into a coma or even die if the dosage is too high or if the patients fail to seek immediate medical help.
Coma and Persistent Vegetative State - an easy to understand guide covering Poisoning, usually involving an overdose of drugs that depress the nervous.
Coma can last hours or many months and can end with recovery, persistent vegetative state or death. Some face years of rehabilitation, and others recover fully relatively quickly. How long a coma lasts depends on the cause, location, extent and severity of the damage to the brain. Some people who recover from a coma will have permanent physical and psychological disabilities.
Specific treatment will depend on the cause of the coma. If poisoning caused the coma, physicians may give medications to counteract the depressive effects of the substance that caused the coma.
When I was taken to the hospital after overdosing on Alcohol and 18mg of xanax, they could probably put him into a medically induced coma.
How did that go down?
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According to my friend they said he'll suffer brain damage if he even makes it out of the coma, I don't think it was medically induced.
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Someone in a coma from 18mg of xanax? ( self.Drugs ).
That's part of why I ask, it makes no sense that he's in a coma from xanax alone.
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Xanax is a prescription drug that treats anxiety and depression which can be Coma—if an individual who had overdosed on Xanax does not get proper.
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