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How many grams of immipramine is considered an OD? How long

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How many grams of immipramine is considered an OD? How long does it stay in the system?
Would drinking a lot of water help to flush it out.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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Imipramine is a potentially dangerous medication.
A dosage above 400 mg in a day is considered life threatening.
Imipramine can cause heart arrhythmias, change in electrolytes, kidney and liver failure.
You cannot manage these issues at home.
Please call 911 and go to the ER for close monitoring for next 24 hours.
The drug may take about 48 to 72 hours to come down to the safe level.
Please do not neglect this.
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