Stimulants
 
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They stimulate the CNS resulting in diminution of sense of fatigue and increase in mental alertness. Produce euphoria which is followed by depression. eg. Amphetamine
Route :
Ingestion
Fatal Dose :
200 mgs
Fatal Period :
5 to 6 days
Clinical Picture :
• excitement, talkative, restlessness, irritability, tremors, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, palpitations and tachycardia • delirium and hallucinations • in very deep poisoning: convulsions and deep unconsciousness
Treatment :
• put the patient in dark room • gastric lavage • sedatives
07/14/2019 01:47:47 Stimulants
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