Cerebra odallum
It is a small plant or a shrub that grows very commonly in india. the leaves are dark green and lanceolate and the flowers are white like the jasmine. The fruit is like a mango.
Route :
Fatal Dose :
Kernel of 1 fruit
Fatal Period :
1 to 2 days
Mechanism of action :
Hyperkalemia and depression of transaminase activity are the chief biochemical changes
Clinical Picture :
•Initial symptoms are gastrointestinal •Cardiac toxicity occurs in about 3 hours •Bitter taste, nausea , vomiting, abdominal pain •General weakness, blurring of vision, sinus tachycardia, irregular respiration
Treatment :
•Stomach wash •Atropine 0.5mg i.v. and repeated every 15 to 30 mins to stabilize the heart rate •correction of hyperkalemia
09/28/2020 17:27:13 Cerebra odallum
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