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Posted by sonny newman (68.70.219.194) on January 25, 2003 at 09:08:18:

In Reply to: Finding the right dose posted by omega on April 10, 2002 at 23:07:11:

: Can someone explain to me how to read this table, I think column 4 is the important one but I don't quite get it. Your help would be appreciated. :)

:
: # Toxicity Chart: 30 Toxic Drugs Frequently Used
: # in Suicide Attempts
: #
: # Key: 1000 milligrams (mg.) = 15 grains (gr.) = 1 gram (gm.)
: #
: # MLD = Minimum Lethal Dose
: #
: # Notes:
: # 1. Special adjustments for scoring are found at the
: # end of the chart.
: # 2. If tablet strength is recorded, make sure the
: # common dosage in column four corresponds with
: # the strength ingested. dosage in column four
: # corresponds with the strength ingested.
: #
: # Toxicity: Mild = 0-33% of MLD,
: # Moderate = 34-66% of
: # Severe = 67%+ of MLD
: #
: # Commonly Est MLD
: # Available # of tablets
: # Drug Est. MLD Doses at most
: # common dosage
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Aspirin, Bufferin 5 gr. 90/5 gr.
: # (acetylsalicylics) 30 gm. (.33 gm.)
: # Anacin, Excedrin
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Amytal (anombarbital) 1.5 gm. 15,30,50,100 mg. 30/50 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Benadryl
: # (diphenhydramine) 3 gm. 35, 50 mg. 60/50 mg.
: # 47%Benadryl
: # (diphenhydramine) 3 gm. 35, 50 mg. 60/50 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Butisol (butabarbital)1 gm. 15,30,50,100 mg. 30/30 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Carbrital
: # (pentobarbital +) 1 gm. 75,100 mg. 10/100 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Darvon (propoxyphene) 2 gm. 30,65 mg. 30/65 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Demerol (meperidine) 1.2 gm. 50,100 mg. 24/50 mg.
: # --------------------------------------------------------------
: # Dilantin
: # (diphenylhydantoin) 3 gm. 30,100 mg. 30/100 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Doriden (glutethimide) 8 gm. 250,500 mg. 16/500 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Dramamine
: # (dimenhydrinate) 5 gm. 50 mg. 100/50 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Elavil (amitriptyline) 3 gm. 10,25,50 mg. 120/25 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Equanil, Miltown
: # (meprobamate) 15 gm. 200,400 mg. 38/400 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Felsules
: # (chloral Hydrate) 10 gm. 250,500 mg. 20/500 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Librium
: # (chlordiaepoxide) 5 gm. 5,10,25 mg. 500/10 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Luminal (phenobarbital) 1.5 gm. 15,30,100 mg. 40/30 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Mellaril (thioridazine) 3 gm. 10,25,50,100
: # 150,200 mg. 100/25 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Nembutal (pentobarbital) 1 gm 30,50,100 mg. 10/100 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Noludar (methyprylon) 5 gm. 50,200,300 mg. 17/300 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Nytol, Sominex
: # (methapyrilene +) 3.5 gm. 25,50 mg. 140/25 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Percodan
: # (dihydrophydroxy-codeinine)
: # .5 gm. 4.5 mg. 125/4.5 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Placydil (ehtchlorvynol) 15 gm. 100,200,500 mg. 30/500 mg.
: # ----------------------------------------------------------------
: # Seconal (secobarbital) 1.5 gm. 30,50,100 mg. 15/100 mg.
: # ----------------------------------------------------------------
: # Seraz (oxazepam) 10 gm. 10,15,30 mg. 333/30 mg.
: # ----------------------------------------------------------------
: # Stelazine (trifluoperazine)
: # 2.5 gm. 1,2,5,10 mg. 500/5 mg.
: # ----------------------------------------------------------------
: # Thorazine
: # (chlorpromazine) 2.2 gm. 10,25,30,50,75,200 mg. 44/50 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Tofranil (imipramine) 2.5 mg. 10,25,50 mg. 100/25 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Tuinal
: # (amo/secobarbital) 1.5 mg. 50,100,200 mg. 15/100 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Valium (diazepam) 8 gm. 2,5,10 mg. 1600/5 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Valmid (ethinamate) 15 gm. 500 mg. 30/500 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: # Veronal, Bs (barbital) 3 gm. 15,30,300 mg. 100/30 mg.
: # ---------------------------------------------------------------
: #
: # Special Adjustments for Scoring:
: # 1. When any ingestion is accompanied by ETOH
: # (ethyl alchohol), increases the toxicity
: # level by approx 50%
: #
: # 2. If it is established that a person is a
: # regular drug user, then raise the number of
: # milligrams for MLD by 33%




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