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White snakeroot poisoning

White snakeroot poisoning: Introduction

White snakeroot poisoning: White snakeroot is a herbaceous plant which is found mainly growing in the wild in the US and has round clusters of small white flowers. The plant contains a chemical called tremetol which can cause gastrointestinal symptoms in people who drink the raw milk or eat the meat from cows who have fed on the plant. The plant itself is considered very poisonous to humans and eating the plant can result in death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of White snakeroot poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of White snakeroot poisoning

Treatments for White snakeroot poisoning

  • Decontamination; administration of sodium lactate, glucose, hypotonic Ringer's solution; supportive or symptomatic measures
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Causes of White snakeroot poisoning

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Prognosis for White snakeroot poisoning

Prognosis for White snakeroot 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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