Belladonna Alkaloid Intoxication: The 10-Year Experience of a Large Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital

@article{Glatstein2016BelladonnaAI,
  title={Belladonna Alkaloid Intoxication: The 10-Year Experience of a Large Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital},
  author={M. Glatstein and Fatoumah Alabdulrazzaq and D. Scolnik},
  journal={American Journal of Therapeutics},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={e74–e77}
}
  • M. Glatstein, Fatoumah Alabdulrazzaq, D. Scolnik
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Therapeutics
  • The belladonna alkaloids can be isolated from a number of plants, which contain hallucinogens that represent a serious danger to infants, children, and adolescents. Roots, leaves, and fruits of the plant contain the alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine, which can lead to an anticholinergic toxidrome; however, not all characteristics of the toxidrome are necessarily present in each case of poisoning. A retrospective chart review of all children seen following anticholinergic… CONTINUE READING
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