Example sentences for: overdose

How can you use “overdose” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Bobby Jr. introduced mescaline to his 13-year-old brother David, who eventually died of a drug overdose.

  • The LAT , NYT , and WP report that a former top Mexican drug prosecutor awaiting trial in the U.S. on drug and money laundering charges yesterday killed himself, apparently with an intentional overdose of antidepressants, in New Jersey, where he was under house arrest.

  • Two animals of each group (experimental and control) were sacrificed with an overdose of penthobarbital sodium through the marginal ear vein at each of the following postoperative intervals: immediately after treatment, 4 hours after treatment, 1 week and at one, three and six postoperative months.

  • A study of heroin overdoses in Washington, D.C., the findings of which were published by the Journal of Forensic Sciences (1989), found no relationship between heroin purity and death-by-overdose or nonfatal overdose.

  • A piece tells the incredible life story of Carlos Mavroleon, the Eton and Harvard educated son of a Greek tycoon who converted to Islam, joined the mujahideen, became a free-lance TV war correspondent, was arrested by the Pakistani police while trying to sneak into Osama Bin Laden's terrorist camps after the U.S. bombing, and died mysteriously of a heroin overdose days later.

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