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Black nightshade poisoning

Black nightshade poisoning: Introduction

Black nightshade poisoning: The Black Nightshade is a herb which bears small white or purple flowers and dull black berries. The plant originated in South America. The berries contain solanine alkaloid which can be toxic if eaten in large quantities. The leaves and unripe berries are considered toxic whereas the ripe fruit is possibly edible. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Black nightshade poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Black nightshade poisoning

Treatments for Black nightshade poisoning

  • Induce vomiting if it hasn't already occurred, lavage, activated charcoal, supportive therapy
  • Decontamination; supportive therapy
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Prognosis for Black nightshade poisoning

Prognosis for Black nightshade poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.

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