208odchart

Name Examples Progressive symptoms Management
Acetaminophen Tylenol™, Datril™ Nausea, vomiting, sweating, kidney failure,
breathing difficulties, delirium, unconsciousness
Acetaminophen
OD response
Alcohol beer, wine, liquor Mood swings, impaired motor skills, slurred
speech, rapid pulse, vomiting, coma, respiratory failure
Depressant
OD response
Amphetamines Desoxyn™, Preludin™, methamphetamine,
“crystal,” “ice”
Excitement, dilated pupils, agitation,
tremors, fever, rapid/irregular pulse, delirium, hallucinations,
convulsions, coma
Stimulant
OD response;
psychological
crisis response
Antidepressants

1) tricyclics: Elavil™,
Triavil™, Sinequan™, Tofranil™

2) MAO Inhibitors: Parnate™,
Nardil™

3) Others: Prozac™

1) Dilated pupils, agitation, confusion,
hypertension, hallucinations, convulsions, unconsciousness

2) Headache, vomiting, rapid/irregular
pulse, agitation, seizures

3) Nausea, vomiting, agitation,
seizures

Anticholinergic
OD response

Anticholinergic
OD response

Anticholinergic
OD response

Antihistamines Atarax™, Benadryl™, PBZ™, Vistaril™ Anxiety or depression, dilated pupils, irregular
pulse, fever, delusions, convulsions, coma
Depressant OD
response
Aspirin Anacin™, Bufferin™ Abdominal pain, vomiting, ringing in the ears,
deep/rapid breathing, fever, sweating, delirium, convulsions,
coma
Aspirin OD response
Atropine Donnatal™
scopolamine
hyoscyamine
jimson weed
Blurred vision, dry mouth, vomiting, rapid pulse,
headache, hot/dry skin, difficulty swallowing, excitement, confusion,
delirium, convulsions, unconsciousness
Anticholinergic
OD response
Barbiturates Butisol™, Mebaral™, Nembutal™ Slight pupil constriction (pupils may dilate in
extreme OD), slurred speech, slowed reflexes, respiratory depression,
coma
Depressant OD
response
Benzodiazepines Ativan™ , Librium™, Valium™, Xanax™ Drowsiness, confusion, slowed reflexes, impaired
coordination, dizziness, coma
Depressant OD
response
Caffeine No-Doz™, Vivarin™, OTC stimulants and
diet aids
Nervousness, excitement, rapid pulse, nausea, vomiting,fever,
tremors, delirium, convulsions, coma
Stimulant OD
response
Cocaine crack, rock, freebase CNS arousal (followed by depression in severe OD),
confusion, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, hallucinations, rapid/irregular/shallow
breathing, coma, cardiac arrest
Stimulant OD
response
Hallucinogens 1) Organic: psilocybin, peyote
2) Synthetic: LSD
3) Amphetamine-
based: MDA, MDMA

1 & 2) Psychological effects
predominate; hallucinations, delusions, anxiety

3) Same as 1 & 2 above with
amphetamine OD symptoms

1
& 2) Psych. crisis response

3)
Stimulant OD response

Inhalants 1) Aerosols: Freon™, isobutane
2) Solvents: gasoline, plastic cement, industrial solvents
Numbness, hallucinations, delusions, rapid/irregular
pulse, respiratory depression, heart failure

Slurred speech, dilated pupils, hallucinations, delusions, rapid/irregular
pulse, headache, vomiting, coma, heart failure

Inhalant OD
response
Marijuana marijuana, hashish Disorientation, rapid pulse, panic Psych. crisis
response
Narcotics codeine, heroin, morphine, Demerol™, Dilaudid™,
Percodan™
Drowsiness, shallow breathing, muscular flaccidity,
pinpoint pupils, slow pulse, cold/clammy skin, unconsciousness,
respiratory failure
Depressant OD
response
Phenothiazines Compazine™, Stelazine™, Thorazine™ Drowsiness, dry mouth, fever, impaired motor skills,
muscular rigidity, tremors, facial grimacing, low temperature,
irregular pulse
Depressant OD
response
PCP/Ketamine angel dust, sherms,
K, Special K
Blank stare, rapid pulse, vomiting, muscular rigidity,
anesthesia, convulsions, stroke, respiratory failure
PCP OD response

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