This medicine will be given to you while you are in the hospital. It is put directly into your body through one of your veins. This is called intravenous, or IV.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
This medicine works best when given within 8 to 10 hours after the overdose.
Usually, you will get a dose of the medicine right away. Then, you will continue to get the medicine for about 20 hours. During this time, you will be watched closely to make sure the medicine is working, and not causing unwanted side effects.