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Symptoms of a Xodol overdose can vary from person to person, but often include vomiting, confusion, extreme drowsiness, and cardiac arrest. Immediate treatment is vital, especially since an overdose can lead to liver failure, coma, or even death. Treatment for a Xodol overdose includes pumping the stomach and giving medicines to counteract the overdose effects.

Xodol Overdose: An Introduction

Xodol™ (hydrocodone/APAP) is a prescription pain medicine. It contains two medications: acetaminophen (Tylenol®) and hydrocodone (a narcotic). Both components can cause serious problems in the case of a Xodol overdose. The specific effects of an overdose can vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Xodol dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances, such as alcohol, other medications, or street drugs.

Symptoms of a Xodol Overdose

The acetaminophen component of Xodol may cause the following symptoms in the case of an overdose:
  • Diarrhea
  • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes and skin (jaundice)
  • Dark urine
  • Confusion
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sweating
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bleeding
  • Liver failure
  • Loss of life.
The hydrocodone component of Xodol may cause the following symptoms in the case of an overdose:
  • Slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Extreme drowsiness, leading to a coma
  • Cold, clammy skin
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of life.
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