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overdose

[′ō·vər‚dōs]
(medicine)
An excessive dose of medicine.
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A source told the website that she had not overdosed on heroin but wouldn't disclose any furtherShe's currently 'awake' and recovering in hospital.
These kits can literally bring a person who has accidentally overdosed back to life.
Patients who were survivors of non-intentional acetaminophen overdose were less likely to have psychiatric comorbidity compared to patients who intentionally overdosed at 48% and 82%, respectively.
The majority of participants had personal experience with overdose: 75% had overdosed, 40% had been given naloxone by medical professionals, and 90% had witnessed overdose.