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  1. Overdosing

    A drug overdose (overdose or OD) is the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities much greater than are recommended. Typically it is used for cases when a risk to health will potentially result. An overdose may result in a toxic state or death.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdosing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdosing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of overdosing in a Sentence

  1. Gaige Grosskreutz:

    While my work as a paramedic was important to the community I felt it was reactive : somebody gets shot, somebody overdoses, i wanted to further my understanding of the world and further educate Gaige Grosskreutz and then be on the proactive side. Stop people from getting shot, stop people from overdosing.

  2. Joseph Ladapo:

    People need to be aware that if they're taking a benzodiazepine -- and a lot of patients are taking benzodiazepines -- and they're also prescribed an opioid, their risk of overdosing is much higher, our work shows that these patients [ taking benzodiazepines ], not only are they at higher risk of accidentally overdosing, but they are also more likely to be prescribed opioids. So they're higher risk and they're more likely to be exposed to the opioids in the first place.

  3. Assistant EMS Chief Mark Pinchalk:

    Seems like we’re seeing a lot more of this and we’re seeing big clusters of it, we’ll have two, three, four people overdosing at the same time.

  4. Cristina Baker:

    Things started getting really bad when I started doing cocaine, i started doing ecstasy and really heavy drugs. I came so close to overdosing and just being on the brink of losing my life so many times. But when you’re entangled in addiction, you just don’t care about your life. You’re already in so much pain at that point that you start to not even care if you lose it.

  5. Haley Coles:

    Once I tested them, I would take a picture of it and send it to the person that I got it from. Usually they have no idea, because they're getting it from whoever. Then they stop selling it, which is awesome because that reduces the risk of a lot of people overdosing.

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