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- What is Savin Tops?
- How does Savin Tops work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Savin Tops.
Despite serious safety concerns, women take savin tops to cause an abortion.
Some people apply a powder made from savin tops directly to the skin to treat genital warts.
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- Causing an abortion.
- Genital warts, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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Symptoms of poisoning by savin tops include queasiness, abnormal heart rhythm, spasms, kidney damage, blood in the urine, paralysis, and unconsciousness. Taking savin tops by mouth can also cause severe irritation of the lungs (pneumonitis), digestive tract (gastroenteritis), liver (hepatitis), and kidney (nephritis).
When applied to the skin, savin-tops can cause skin irritation, blisters, and damage from dead cells (necroses).
Special Precautions & Warnings:Savin tops shouldn't be used by anyone. People with the following conditions may be at even higher risk of side effects:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take savin tops or apply them to the skin because of the overall toxicity of this product. Additionally, savin tops might cause a miscarriage.
Swelling (inflammation) of the skin, eyes, nose, mouth, or throat: Chemicals in savin tops might make these conditions worse.
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