WATER DROPWORT, OENANTHE CROCATA, POISONING
 
Description    Water dropwort, OENANTHE CROCATA, is a cause of plant poisonings in large animals in Britain.
 
Species   Bovine, Equine, Caprine, Ovine, Porcine
 
Signs   Abnormal pupillary response to light, Ataxia, Circling, Colic, Constant or increased vocalization, Diarrhea, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Epistaxis, Excessive salivation, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Mydriasis, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Seizures or syncope, Sudden death, Tachycardia, Trembling, Tremor, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Otter A. Differential diagnosis of diarrhoea in adult cattle. In Pract 2007;29:9 [Web Reference]
Gunn D. Poison, water dropwort. In Practice 1992;14:203
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