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Suicide by avil pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   "avil tablet kills human"
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   iam XXXXXXXX doc
User :   a friend of mine is in gr8 depression
Doctor :   Yes please go on with your query.
User :   she is planning to commit suicide
Doctor :   Ok ?
User :   she has got avil pills in her handy she hid them
User :   and what are the consequences
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   if she takes them how to help her?
Doctor :   Most of the tablets if over used can be fatal.
User :   does really avil pills kill
Doctor :   It is a safe drug with anti-histaminc activity which causes slight amount of drowsiness.
User :   like even though she takes it in a number of 60 to 80
Doctor :   Though there are no recent studies on avil over dosage or usage, but its overuse may land up teh patient in to deep sleeep or coma if overused.
User :   pills
Doctor :   And can supress the respiratory center and cause death.
User :   what is that we can do immediately to get her relievedd
User :   doc
Doctor :   I would advise you to give her some counselling and if she had already used take her to the emergency room or casuality immediately.
User :   she is a wonderful person ijust dont wanna loose her
Doctor :   She needs a stomach lavage and some stimulants which can be done by the emergency physicians and doctors in the casuality.
Doctor :   Do not delay as every minute is precious.
User :   ok
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   Keep talking to her and keep her awake till she goes to the emergency room, check her vitals-pulse rate,heart rate,breathing.
Doctor :   Take care,save her.
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me.
User :   we will get back to u for furher requirements thank u
Doctor :   Ok, Sure will be available.
Doctor :   bye for now, all the best.
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