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overdose (someone) (on something)

 and overdose someone with something
to give someone too much of some substance, usually a drug. The police say he overdosed on heroine. Sam overdosed his sister on the cough medicine. She overdosed herself with aspirin.
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The weekend prior to Barters death, four men at two San Francisco gay bars had to be rushed to hospitals after overdosing on GHB.
Model-actress Margaux Hemingway committed suicide by overdosing on phenobarbitol, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.