If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may give certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." Treatment may also involve supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options for an overdose may include:
Fluids through an intravenous line (IV)
Medicines to control an irregular heart rhythm or seizures
Close monitoring of the heart and lungs
Other treatments based on complications that occur.
It is important that you seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you may have overdosed on Sudafed.
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