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What are the repercussions of accidental ingestion of Xanax by a child?

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Three year old grandson swallowed a .5 Xanax. What should be done?
Fri, 4 May 2018 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 11 minutes later
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Visit the ER

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Although Xanax is quite safe even in overdose, you should take the child to the emergency and place him under observation. This is important even though I do not expect any adverse outcome other than increased sleeping.

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