Allegedly Overdose, This Impact of Excessive Drug Consumption As Experienced by Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins

Suara.com – Sad news came from the Rock Foo Fighters music scene, where drummer Taylor Hawkins was found dead.

According to Rolling Stone, the sad news came while the group was on tour in South America, and were scheduled to perform at the Estéreo Picnic Festival in Bogotá, Colombia.

“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and premature loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” read the message posted on social media.

“His passion for music and infectious laughter will live with us all forever,” the message added.

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According to a report from the Bogota city government, on Friday (25/3/2022) confirmed that the city’s emergency services received a patient complaining of chest pain.

Taylor Hawkins (photo: Antara)
Taylor Hawkins (photo: Antara)

An ambulance was then sent to the Four Seasons Casa Medina hotel, where the band was staying. However, health workers who were performing resistance maneuvers on Hawkins later said Hawkins had died.

Is It Really Suspected Overdose?
The news of the overdose itself was revealed by the Colombian Attorney General. The report revealed that there were 10 substances found in Hawkins’ body, including antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and opioids.

On the other hand, the National Institute for Legal Medicine continues to carry out the necessary medical studies to ascertain the cause of the late Hawkins’ death.

“The Attorney General’s Office will continue to investigate and will inform the findings of the forensic examination in due course,” the Office said.

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As news of Hawkins’ death spread, many musicians and celebrities took to social media to mourn the late drummer.

“God bless you Taylor Hawkins. I love your passion and your unstoppable rock power,” wrote Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine.

“I have no words to express all the feelings I have about his death,” said former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy.

Effects of Overdose

Illustration of worm medicine.  (Pixabay)
Overdose illustration. (Pixabay)

A person who takes the drug does not match the dose, it can cause health problems.

As reported by Halodoc, taking drugs that are not in appropriate doses causes disturbances, such as body temperature, pulse, respiratory system, and blood pressure.

Not only that, excess consumption of drugs also causes a person to experience vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, shortness of breath, anxiety disorders, and lack of oxygen.

If not treated immediately, this can cause damage to several organ functions.