liver disease. This can cause death in a period of weeks. Strychnine poisoning can be detected with laboratory tests.
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anxiety, dizziness, neck and back stiffness, spasms of jaw and neck muscles, convulsions, seizures, breathing problems, liver failure, and death.
Special Precautions & Warnings:No one should take nux vomica, but certain people are especially at risk for toxic side effects. These side effects are especially dangerous if you have any of the following conditions:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Taking nux vomica can harm both mother and child. Don't use it.
Liver disease: The strychnine in nux vomica can cause liver damage or make liver disease worse. Don't use it.
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