They gave me a lethal dose

from Bob Dylan – Shelter From The Storm Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A common theme throughout Blood on the Tracks, taking too much of exactly what is needed. See Tangled Up in Blue: “I helped her out of a jam I guess/but I used a little too much force”

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