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What is the most effective treatment for bathsalt overdose and psycotic effects from the overdose?

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What is the most effective treatment for bathsalt overdose and psycotic effects from the overdose? Contact Information for the best treatment facilities for this specific type of nueropschotherapy?
Posted Mon, 26 Nov 2012 in Drug Abuse
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ashish Mittal 4 hours later
Hello,

Thanks for your query.

Bath salts contain Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), which are sold on websites based in Europe. Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) is a designer drug of the phenethylamine class. Bath salt is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant.

The acute side effects of bath salts include tachycardia, hypertension, vasoconstriction, and sweating. The duration of the subjective effects is about 3 to 4 hours and the side effects continuing a total of 6 to 8 hours after administration. Higher doses caused intense, prolonged panic attacks in stimulant-intolerant users.

Users have reported bouts of psychosis induced by sleep deprivation and becoming addicted after using higher doses or using at more frequent dosing intervals.

Overdose of bath salt is a medical emergency and should be treated in hospital. Following broad steps are followed in management:
-Assessment of BP, Pulse and respiration. Investigation like serum electrolytes, liver/kidney function test and other test according yo examination.
-Maintain adequate hydration and BP.
-Treat concurrent complication.
-Treatment of psychiatric symptoms like anxiety/psychosis by psychotropic medicines.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. In case of any doubt, I will be available for follow ups.

Wish you good health.
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Follow-up: What is the most effective treatment for bathsalt overdose and psycotic effects from the overdose? 1 hour later
Contact Information for the best treatment facilities for this specific type of nueropschotherapy?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ashish Mittal 7 hours later
Hello again,
Thanks for follow up.

For treatment you should visit nearby de addiction specialist or psychiatrist. They can further guide him regarding admission, if needed.

Please accept my answer in case there are no further queries and recommend our services to your friends too if you have found it helpful.

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