Strychnine poisoning has a very uncommon occurence. Strychnine, brucine and loganin constitue the active principles of Strychnine nux vomica. Nowadays the poisoning is most commonly due to adulteration with narcotics. Hereby we present a case of 23 year old male, who had consumed nux vomica seeds accidentally (made decoction and he drank it) and developed abnormal behaviour, stiffness, hyper-reflexia and was treated conservatively with anti convulsants (symptomatic management). Eventually he survived and got discharged after 8 days of admission.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)