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Depressive disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   My girlfriend is being treated for major depressive disorder
User :   She is taking Clonazepam to help with some sleeping issues that have accompanied the depression
Doctor :   k
User :   Last evening, desperate to resolve anxiety issues, she took 3.5 mg, instead of her prescribed 0.5 mg dosage
Doctor :   k
User :   She is unable to stand up
User :   Very weak
User :   But is lucid
Doctor :   k sure i can help you with this
User :   Please do
Doctor :   this problem can be solved with the tips i provide yu with
Doctor :   it is a benzodiazepam
Doctor :   when taken in high doses it causes low bp
Doctor :   is she having breathing problems
Doctor :   before that i need few details please provide
Doctor :   is she in a confusion state?
Doctor :   ask her to sleep with head end elevated
Doctor :   this will increase blood circulation to head
Doctor :   give her plenty of oral fluids along with fruit juices
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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