Perforomist Overdose

The effects of a Perforomist (formoterol solution) overdose will vary based on how much of the medication was taken and whether it was taken with other substances. Some symptoms of a Perforomist overdose may include chest pain, a fast heart rate, or seizures. Treatment for a Perforomist overdose typically involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose.

Perforomist Overdose: An Overview

Perforomist™ (formoterol solution) is a prescription medication used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The effects of a Perforomist overdose will vary depending on a number of factors, such as how much Perforomist was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines, alcohol, street drugs, or a combination of these substances.
 
If you happen to overdose on Perforomist, seek immediate medical attention.
 

Symptoms of a Perforomist Overdose

Perforomist overdose symptoms may include:
 
  • Nervousness
  • Headaches
  • Shakiness (tremors)
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A fast heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Dry mouth
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations)
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Seizures
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Fatigue
  • Low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of life.
     

Treatment for a Perforomist Overdose

The treatment for a Perforomist overdose typically involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include:
 
  • Fluids through an intravenous line (IV).
     
  • Medications (such as beta blockers) that can reverse the effects of Perforomist, although such treatment should be used cautiously, as it can make the symptoms of COPD worse.
     
  • Other treatments based on the complications that occur.
     
It is important that you seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you may have overdosed on Perforomist.
 

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