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Opioid overdose Opioid overdoseOther namesNarcotic overdose, opioid poisoningA naloxone kit as distributed in British Columbia, CanadaSpecialtyEmergency medicineSymptomsInsufficient breathing, small pupils, unconsciousness[1]ComplicationsRhabdomyolysis, pulmonary edema, compartment syndrome, permanent brain damage[2][3]CausesOpioids (morphine, heroin, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone)[1][4]Risk factorsOpioid dependence, use of high doses of opioids, injection of opioids, use with alcohol, benzodiazepines, or cocaine.[1][5]Diagnostic methodBased on symptoms[3]Differential diagnosisLow blood… read more »

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Opioid overdose Opioid overdoseOther namesNarcotic overdose, opioid poisoningA naloxone kit as distributed in British Columbia, CanadaSpecialtyEmergency medicineSymptomsInsufficient breathing, small pupils, unconsciousness[1]ComplicationsRhabdomyolysis, pulmonary edema, compartment syndrome, permanent brain damage[2][3]CausesOpioids (morphine, heroin, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone)[1][4]Risk factorsOpioid dependence, use of high doses of opioids, injection of opioids, use with alcohol, benzodiazepines, or cocaine.[1][5]Diagnostic methodBased on symptoms[3]Differential diagnosisLow blood… read more »

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Opioid overdose Opioid overdoseOther namesNarcotic overdose, opioid poisoningA naloxone kit as distributed in British Columbia, CanadaSpecialtyEmergency medicineSymptomsInsufficient breathing, small pupils, unconsciousness[1]ComplicationsRhabdomyolysis, pulmonary edema, compartment syndrome, permanent brain damage[2][3]CausesOpioids (morphine, heroin, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone)[1][4]Risk factorsOpioid dependence, use of high doses of opioids, injection of opioids, use with alcohol, benzodiazepines, or cocaine.[1][5]Diagnostic methodBased on symptoms[3]Differential diagnosisLow blood… read more »

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