Survival case of colchicine intoxication following ingestion of a lethal dose.

INTRODUCTION There have been few reports of cases where the ingestion of colchicine was utilized as a method of suicide and accordingly, its effect on the human body is not fully understood. It has been reported that all individuals who ingested more than 0.8 mg/kg of colchicine died of shock within 72 hours. CASE REPORT A 46-year-old man was sent to the… CONTINUE READING