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Udupi: 17 yr girl dies of drug overdose

Udupi: 17 yr girl dies of drug overdose

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Jan 10, 2018: A 17 year old girl has lost her life  allegedly due to  complications following  intake of some allopathic tablets prescribed by an Ayurvedic practitioner to  cure  pimple problems. The girl breathed her last at the KMC Hospital at Manipal following multiple organ failure.

death 1The deceased has been identified as  Namratha, a first PUC student of Vidyalaya PU College.  It is said she had  visited an Ayurvedic practitioner at Parkala  last week and was prescribed four allopathic tablets. Though it is not yet clear as to the dosage of the medicines, the girl had developed  high fever and was admitted to the hospital wherein  the doctors reportedly told her family that the problem  had arisen due to a drug overdose.

So far no complaint has been made. Meanwhile, the College where Namratha studied had  declared a holiday  on Wednesday as a mark of respect to the deceased student.

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