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Cryptostegia Grandiflora Poisoning


Presentation

  • Tabassum Pansare Abstract : We report Four members of a family, Father,two daughters and son who consumed kadha .one of contaminated with Cryptostegia Grandiflora (Indian Rubbervine)which contains cardiac glycosides and presented with various types of[worldwidejournals.com]
  • It lists common plants that might lead to the development of the symptom complex and describes the mechanisms of action of the implicated toxin, additional clinical manifestations, and specific therapeutics for each presentation.[books.google.com]
  • Oahu: Present in landscaped areas including Diamond Head, Hawaii Kai and Bishop Museum; infestations also occur. OISC is currently determining the feasibility of controlling rubbervine.[dlnr.hawaii.gov]
  • One such unusual case of poisoning with Cryptostegia Grandiflora (rubber vine) has been reported in this issue, who presented with bradycardia and was diagnosed to be herb-induced cardiotoxicity.[wincarsassociation.com]
  • Stem: Erect, woody below and herbaceous above, cylindrical, solid, branched, hairy, rough, latex present.[biologydiscussion.com]
Veterinarian
  • This essential reference allows veterinarians to not only identify poisonous plants, but also includes the toxic properties of the plant and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that ingest the plants.[books.google.com]
Rigor
  • It has methodically enhanced the previous edition’s botanical rigor with insights from both pharmacognosy and clinical medicine to make it a truly comprehensive source.[books.google.com]
Swelling
  • When the vine is dry, a powdery dust emerges and can cause violent coughing, swelling of the nose, and blistering of the eyelids. Contact with the plant’s milky sap can cause burning rashes and blisters.[dlnr.hawaii.gov]
Tachycardia
  • […] daughters and son who consumed kadha .one of contaminated with Cryptostegia Grandiflora (Indian Rubbervine)which contains cardiac glycosides and presented with various types of arrhythmias and hypotension.one of them succumbed due to resistant ventricular tachycardia[worldwidejournals.com]
  • Severe cases of cardiac toxicity from consumption of aconitine-containing herbal preparation manifesting as ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation and eventually leading to death have been reported.[wincarsassociation.com]

Treatment

  • Antitumor Steroids examines the use of steroids, along with nonsteroidal antiestrogens and some benzo[a]carbazoles, in the treatment of cancer.[books.google.com]
  • Basal bark treatments have generally been better than overall sprays.[herbiguide.com.au]
  • Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.[icdlist.com]
  • […] responsible for some of the observed adverse events, for instance, in Belgium, at least 70 people required renal transplant or dialysis for interstitial fibrosis of the kidney after taking a herbal preparation made from the wrong species of plant as slimming treatment[wincarsassociation.com]
  • Uses: Medicinal uses of S. preussii include treatment of gonorrhoea and healing of sores. 4.[florawww.eeb.uconn.edu]

Pathophysiology

  • The pathophysiology that produces cardiotoxicity involves prolonging refractory period in atrioventricular node, shortening refractory periods in atria and ventricles, and decreasing resting membrane potential.[wincarsassociation.com]

Prevention

  • To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison.[icdlist.com]
  • Maintaining good pasture competition is also beneficial in preventing the establishment and spread of rubber vine.[iucngisd.org]
  • C. madagascariensis – 13 High Risk Regulatory Status: None Prevention and Control Category: KISC EDRR Species. OISC EDRR Species. MoMISC Target Species. BIISC Target Species.[dlnr.hawaii.gov]
  • These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances.[keyserver.lucidcentral.org]
  • Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington DC. pp. 45. Bridges D.W., Cech Jr J.J., and Pedro D.N., 1976.[jchr.org]

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