Peyote and mescaline exposures: a 12-year review of a statewide poison center database

@article{Carstairs2010PeyoteAM,
  title={Peyote and mescaline exposures: a 12-year review of a statewide poison center database},
  author={Shaun D. Carstairs and Frank Lee Cantrell},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={350 - 353}
}
Background. Peyote, a cactus containing the hallucinogen mescaline, has been used by Native Americans for thousands of years. Illicit use is also known to occur, but reports in the medical literature consist only of isolated case reports. Objectives. We sought to identify characteristics of patients with reported exposure to peyote or mescaline. Methods. We performed a retrospective review of the California Poison Control System database for the years 1997–2008 for all cases of single-substance… 

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