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Organophosphate Poisoning: Mild Exposure

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.

Mild exposure may cause:

  • narrowed, pinpointed pupils
  • impaired, blurry vision
  • stinging eyes
  • runny nose
  • watery eyes
  • excess saliva
  • glassy eyes
  • headache
  • nausea
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle twitching
  • agitation
  • very narrowed pupils
  • confusion
  • agitation
  • convulsions
  • excessive body secretions like- sweat, saliva, mucus,tears
  • irregular heartbeat
  • collapse
  • respiratory depression or arrest
  • coma

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