Thursday, July 27, 2017

Image based question on toxicology

Hello awesomites!

Yesterday, we posted an Image based MCQ - And as promised, here is the answer!


Q. A child accidentally consumed a fruit shown in the picture. Which of the following drugs is used for management?

A. Neostigmine
B. Pyridostigmine
C. Physostigmine
D. Atropine

The correct answer is C. Physostigmine.
The plant shown in the picture is Datura Stramonium. It contains Atropine which is Anticholinergic. The drug of choice for Anticholinergic toxicity is Physostigmine.

MD Mobarak Hussain (Maahii)

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