Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium L.)
Early signs of poisoning include: rapid pulse, rapid breathing, dilated pupils, restlessness, nervousness, muscular twitching, polydipsia, frequent urination, diarrhea, depression, anorexia, and weight loss. In fatal cases the pulse remains rapid but weak, breathing becomes slow and irregular, body temperature becomes subnormal, urine may be retained, and convulsions or coma precede death.
excitability, tremors, rumen atony, nervousness, bloat, tenesmus, and anorexia. Death occasionally reported.
Datura stramonium ingestion was accompanied by tachypnea, tremors, drowsiness, recumbency, and altered locomotion.
Datura stramonium ingestion was associated with ataxia, inability to stand, tachypnea, reduced drinking and mild tremors.
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