• cardiac
  • Like other species in the genus, A. napellus contains several poisonous compounds, including enough cardiac poison that it was used on spears and arrows for hunting and battle in ancient times. (wikipedia.org)
  • substance
  • The term "poison" is often used colloquially to describe any harmful substance-particularly corrosive substances, carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens and harmful pollutants, and to exaggerate the dangers of chemicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • In nuclear physics, a poison is a substance that obstructs or inhibits a nuclear reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • The common name hemlock may also be confused with poison hemlock (Conium maculatum). (wikipedia.org)
  • Other common names for the genus in general include poison parsnip, beaver poison, wild carrot, wild parsnip, and false parsley. (wikipedia.org)
  • All living things produce substances to protect them from getting eaten, so the term "poison" is usually only used for substances which are poisonous to humans, while substances that mainly are poisonous to a common pathogen to the organism and humans are considered antibiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteria are for example a common adversary for Penicillium chrysogenum mold and humans, and since the mold's poison only targets bacteria humans may use it for getting rid of bacteria in their bodies. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 2000s TCAs were one of the most common cause of poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • For example, food-industry wastewater-which may contain potato juice or milk-can be hazardous to the ecosystems of streams and rivers by consuming oxygen and causing eutrophication, but is nonhazardous to humans and not classified as a poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • In humans, heavy metal poisoning is generally treated by the administration of chelating agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Helpline
  • Be the first to order Pet Poison Helpline and VPI's Decontamination Wheel for your practice! (petpoisonhelpline.com)
  • Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. (petpoisonhelpline.com)
  • Call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline* (800-213-6680) immediately if this happens! (lifelearn-cliented.com)
  • Some of the medications, such as prednisone or cyclosporine, have a wide margin of safety - although if you know your dog or cat ingests them, you should always call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline* (800-213-6680) for guidance. (lifelearn-cliented.com)
  • If you suspect or know that your pet has eaten a tablet or punctured a tube of a chemotherapy drug, please contact your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline* (800-213-6680) immediately. (lifelearn-cliented.com)
  • CAUTION: Do not induce vomiting or give anything orally to your dog or cat unless your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline* specifically directs you to do so. (lifelearn-cliented.com)
  • alcohol
  • Regular imbibers of illegally distilled alcohol may be exposed to arsenic or lead poisoning the source of which is arsenic-contaminated lead used to solder the distilling apparatus. (wikipedia.org)
  • hours
  • 4. Induce emesis (vomiting) unless a.) it has been over 2 hours since the suspected poison was ingested or b.) if the cat is very depressed or unconscious, or c.) if you suspect the animal of having ingested a petroleum product, acids, alkali, tranquilizers or other drugs, which cause vomiting. (maxshouse.com)
  • Stage 3 (24 to 72 hours) kidney failure is the result of ethylene glycol poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Death usually occurs within two to six hours in fatal poisoning (20 to 40 mL of tincture may prove fatal). (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • In cases of poisoning, the procedure is usually performed in a healthcare facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnosis of poisoning usually involves measurement of plasma salicylate, the active metabolite of aspirin, by automated spectrophotometric methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Usually, one man in a kayak armed with a poison-tipped lance would hunt the whale, paralyzing it with the poison and causing it to drown. (wikipedia.org)
  • contrast
  • In contrast, substances that destroy tissue but do not absorb, such as lye, are classified as corrosives rather than poisons. (wikipedia.org)
  • decrease
  • The role of magnesium sulfate as a potential therapy in AlP poisoning may decrease the likelihood of a fatal outcome, and has been described in many studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • veterinary
  • The fields of medicine (particularly veterinary) and zoology often distinguish a poison from a toxin, and from a venom. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • More than 1.5 million cases of poisoning in 1995 were the result of ingestions, and they accounted for 73.6 percent of all poison exposures. (aafp.org)
  • patients
  • Consultation with a poison control center is often helpful in assessing and treating these patients. (aafp.org)
  • mice
  • Our landlord put out rat and mice poison. (webnetsecure.com)
  • Our landlord put out rat and mice poison , and never told us! (webnetsecure.com)
  • If a bird eats a mice killed with poison will it die? (webnetsecure.com)
  • This week noticed some mice around the edge of the house (we live on the edge of a woods/swamp) I had planned to use Decon in the crawl space to keep them from becoming a problem. (ridgidforum.com)
  • talk to a pest co. and find a way to deal with mice other than a product that will drive mice to thirst ,as DECON does. (ridgidforum.com)
  • less
  • Therefore, children less than six years of age represent the patient population most frequently affected by poison exposures. (aafp.org)
  • In the medical sense, poisoning can be caused by less dangerous substances than those legally classified as a poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Lead (from lead azide or lead styphnate used in firearms) gradually accumulates at firearms training grounds, contaminating the local environment and exposing range employees to a risk of lead poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical
  • Soon after he was poisoned with VX, he stumbled into a clinic in the airport and requested medical attention. (cnn.com)
  • blood
  • Due to the body's inability to degrade catecholamines (e.g. epinephrine), a person suffering from mercury poisoning may experience profuse sweating, tachycardia (persistently faster-than-normal heart beat), increased salivation, and hypertension (high blood pressure). (wikipedia.org)
  • source
  • citation needed] Consumption of whale and dolphin meat, as is the practice in Japan, is a source of high levels of mercury poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rat poison used in grain and mash stores may be another source of the arsenic. (wikipedia.org)
  • available
  • Read carefully any labels or information available on the material(s) you believe poisoned your pet. (maxshouse.com)
  • Since 1992, when aluminium phosphide became freely available in the market, it had, reportedly, overtaken all other forms of deliberate poisoning, such as organophosphorus and barbiturate poisoning, in North India. (wikipedia.org)