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Is it possible to overdose with Bactidol®?

With adherence to the contraindications for Bactidol® for treating sore throats, an overdose of a large quantity of active ingredients is practically impossible. The product ingredients in the doses indicated in the description of Bactidol® do not have a toxic effect on the body.

What should you do in case of an overdose with Bactidol®? If you happen to accidentally swallow large quantities, you will vomit, therefore absorption will be negligible. Any time you suspect an overdose, immediately consult a doctor and have your stomach pumped.

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