The American Academy of Family Physicians mentions these potential warning signs of opioid medication overdose:
- Stumbling while walking.
- Feeling dizzy.
- Slurring your speech.
- Feeling confused.
- Slow breathing and heartbeat.
- Blue nails or lips.
- Pale or clammy skin.
- Feeling excessively drowsy or having trouble staying alert.
- Having trouble waking from sleep.