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Posted by KpopJoA AKP STAFF Friday, June 9, 2017

Medical expert comments on T.O.P's benzodiazepine overdose

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The June 9 broadcast of KBS 2TV's 'Entertainment Weekly' focused on the drug Benzodiazepine, which Big Bang member T.O.P took before his hospitalization, after the unrest caused by his marijuana scandal.


Previously on June 7, test results revealed traces of the drug in the idol's body. T.O.P had overdosed on Benzodiazepine as medical experts claimed he was experiencing respiratory problems.


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Neurosurgeon Kim Kyung Soo commented on the average dosage, "If a person takes one pill a day it is 5mg and 10mg. In more severe incidents, it's about 2 pills."


Mr. Kim also mentioned, "Similar side effects like that [of T.O.P 's case] can occur if a person ingests 20 pills or more."


Meanwhile on June 9, T.O.P transferred hospitals, leaving the ICU at 2:30 PM KST. He's looking to receive psychiatric treatment at a different hospital with private facilities.




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