What painkillers/medicine could kill you?

kathleen 12/31/2017. 5 answers
Science & Mathematics Medicine

I am writing a screenplay, in it the main characters best friend has recently died. Throughout the film she discovers it was a suicide. What painkillers/medicines could kill you if you overdosed? There is also a flashback whereto character who died breaks his leg, so I was hoping I could incorporate a painkiller he...

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billrussell42 12/31/2017.

Anything can kill you with an overdose. Water is fatal if you take enough.


Rick B 12/31/2017.

The best medications would be blood pressure pills or insulin. Pain killers are rarely effective.


Richard 12/31/2017.

Too many

We can't really answer this Question.


Anonymous 12/31/2017.

writing a screenplay . how many times have we heard that one . sorry , it is a YA violation to aid a suicide .


Mark big sky boat man 12/31/2017.

Any can kill you if taken in sufficient amounts. Try looking up the LD50 for whichever drug you want to use. There are no such thing as poisonous compounds, just poisonous levels.

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