Organophosphate Poisoning: Symptoms, Treatment, and More - Deepstash

Organophosphate poisoning can be short- or long-term.

It is usually due to the insecticides , fertilizers used on farms.

Symptoms can occur within several minutes or hours of exposure...

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Organophosphate Poisoning: Symptoms, Treatment, and More

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Organophosphate poisoning can cause several serious complications. These include:

  • metabolic disorders, such as hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and glycosuria (excess sugar in urine)

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  1. Most people at-risk for unintentional organophosphate poisoning are who live or work on or near farms.
  2. Organophosphate poisoning can happen by consuming contaminated food or water.

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  • Doctors may administer -
  1. Atropine to stabilize your breathing.
  2. Pralidoxime, which can help relieve neuromuscular problems.
  3. In severe cases, ...

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