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Common poppy poisoning

Common poppy poisoning: Introduction

Common poppy poisoning: The common poppy is most commonly associated with cultivation for it's content of opium which is used as an illegal recreational drug. It is illegal to cultivate the plant. However, the plant is legitimately grown in some areas in order to produce medicinal drugs such as morphine, codeine and noscapine. The plant (especially the fruit) contains chemicals (alkaloids, morphine etc) which are very toxic and can cause death if sufficient quantities are eaten. The seeds from the plant are edible and are often used as toppings on breads and cakes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Common poppy poisoning is available below.

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Prognosis for Common poppy poisoning

Prognosis for Common poppy 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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