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Colchicine poisoning

Colchicine poisoning: Introduction

Colchicine poisoning: Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in a plant called meadow saffron and ingestion of the plant can also result in poisoning. The plant is found in the northern parts of the world. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Colchicine poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Colchicine poisoning

Treatments for Colchicine poisoning

  • There is no specific antidote for the condition so measures such as stomach pumping or activated charcoal may be required. Severe poisoning can result in death
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Colchicine poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Colchicine poisoning

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Prognosis for Colchicine poisoning

Prognosis for Colchicine poisoning: Signs of recovery usually take a week to begin.

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Definitions of Colchicine poisoning:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Colchicine poisoning as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Colchicine poisoning: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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