Antimuscarinic Intoxication Resulting from the Ingestion of Moonflower Seeds

  title={Antimuscarinic Intoxication Resulting from the Ingestion of Moonflower Seeds},
  author={Lynn J DeFrates and James D. Hoehns and Ellen L. Sakornbut and Daniel G Glascock and Amanda R Tew},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={173 - 176}
OBJECTIVE: To report a case in which ingestion of moonflower seeds resulted in antimuscarinic intoxication. CASE SUMMARY: An 18-year-old man was found at a local convenience store hallucinating and incoherent. Upon presentation to the emergency department, his signs and symptoms included tachycardia, confusion, dilated pupils, and dry, flushed, hot skin. He was admitted to the intensive care unit. Hallucinations and symptoms resolved within 36–48 hours after hospitalization. The patient then… 

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