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I have dilated pupils after having taken an overdose of

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I have dilated pupils after having taken an overdose of antidepressants. It's been 4.5 days and they still aren't back to normal. Is this gonna cause any damage and are they ever gonna go back to normal?
Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 14 years of experience in the field of Medicine at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question. I will be back in a moment to guide you further.
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Can you let me know the drug which has been overdosed?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sertraline (2900mg) and citalopram (280mg)
Thank you for getting back the requested necessary information.The half life of sertraline is 24 hours and that of Citalopram is 36 hours almost.So till both of these drugs come out of your system this can show some effects like mydriasis or dilated pupils.Compounding the half life, for this to completely normalise it can take anywhere between 5 to 10 days.If you are not having any other side effects then you can wait for another 3 to 4 days please.I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you, and that I have earned my 5 star rating today! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen (this is the only way we professionals get credited for our time and professional effort). We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you so much for your answer!
I do have a slight headache and my eyes feel a little dry and itchy but my eyesight seems okay.Again, thank you so much for your answer. I'll definitely give you a good rating!
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