Nightshade Poisoning in Horses
A compound called neostigmine counteracts the effects of atropine. In addition to administration of this drug, supportive care is required. Activated charcoal should be given orally and a veterinarian should administer IV fluids.
Living and Management
If you are aware of nightshade plants growing on your property or in locations that are accessible to your horse, it is best to eradicate these plants from the vicinity.
A medical condition in which the patient has an abnormally fast heartbeat
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Any sub stance that allows impulses to be transmitted from one neuron to the next
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
autonomic nervous system
The part of the nervous system that contains the nerves that control involuntary movement.
A medical condition in which an animal is unable to control the movements of their muscles; may result in collapse or stumbling.
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