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Can  over dose of cetzine around 1800mg can cause death
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424549 tn?1308515502
I suppose you mean cetirizine, an antihistamine.


Information at MedHelp:
Link [http://www.medhelp.org/drugs/cetirizine/show/4612]

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe drowsiness. In children, symptoms may include: restlessness and irritability, and may be followed by drowsiness.



Information at www.drugs.com:
Link: [http://www.drugs.com/cetirizine-hcl.html]

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling restless or nervous, and then feeling drowsy.


Florena
1718898 tn?1309127232
Overdoses of ANY medication can be fatal, no matter what it is. The dosage amount is based on your body composition, height, weight, etc., so 1800mg (while it is an exceedingly high dosage) could possibly be a normal dosage size for someone large in stature.
I was under the idea that it was common knowledge that overdosing on any drug can be fatal, but I guess you didn't know.
While I may not be familiar at all with the drug cetzine, I can tell you and advise you that taking any more medicine than what is prescribed or listed on the packaging can cause tolerance and death.
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