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No, they do not contain the same active ingredient. Benadryl (trade name) is also known as diphenhydramine (generic name); loratidine (generic name) is also known as Claritin (trade name). Both drugs are primarily antihistamines and primarily active antagonists at the H1 subtype of histamine receptor. It is this property that makes them effective for ...


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This a vast topic, and sorry for the superficial nature of my answer. Iron is an essential component of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a coloured pigment which binds to oxygen and carries it across the body. It binds to oxygen at a place where there is high oxygen tension (for example, lungs) and release it at a place where there is low oxygen tension (such as ...


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In a sudden asthma attack you can take more salbutamol, up to 10 puffs, but you should wait 30 seconds and always shake the inhaler between doses. You can repeat this dose 10 minutes later. NHS.org.uk This would warrant even up to 40 puffs in an hour. The dose of salbutamol administered in severe emergencies can be up to 5mg, and even more as long as the ...


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TL;DR: The only time you should induce vomiting is if the patient is showing no signs or symptoms and you are directed to by poison control or EMS dispatch. If you have a pill overdose situation and there are any complications such as altered level of consciousness, difficulty breathing, etc., then you want to get emergency medical (EMS) involved ...


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The consumption of food that contains 150% Daily Value or 27 mg of iron only once by a healthy person should not result in any side effects. This is because Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (maximum daily intake unlikely to cause adverse health effects) for iron for individuals age 0-13 is 40 mg and for those age 14 or older is 45 mg (Office of Dietary ...


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Cocoa powder is rich in the nutrients iron, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus, and also contains significant amounts of theobromine and caffeine. Overdose information about many of these is hard to come by, but it looks like the limiting factor is going to be either iron or theobromine, with consumption of around 100-300g of cocoa powder being enough to ...


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According to a 1999 paper Recent research, mainly from the Netherlands, has shown that high doses of barbiturates are usually effective for physician-assisted suicide [...] Opioids are less reliable drugs for physician-assisted death because of the unpredictable duration of the dying process even after high doses. There's also a story in the Atlantic about ...


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Perhaps to emphasize the definition of vitamins: The vitamins are a disparate group of compounds; they have little in common either chemically or in their metabolic functions. Nutritionally, they form a cohesive group of organic compounds that are required in the diet in small amounts (micrograms or milligrams per day) for the maintenance of ...


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