What happens if I overdose on an arginine injection?

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Your healthcare provider will give you arginine as part of a diagnostic test, so an overdose is unlikely. If you are given too much, your blood will become temporarily acidic and you may have rapid breathing. It could be fatal. Your healthcare provider will be monitoring you closely during this infusion.

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