deadly nightshade

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Synonyms for deadly nightshade

perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries

poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries

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Inadvertent anticholinergic poisoning can result from consumption of foods contaminated with plants that contain belladonna alkaloids.
From 1 [mu]L of the liquid extract, the belladonna alkaloids atropine, scopolamine, and hyoscyamine were identified by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.
The leaves contain caffeine, theophylline, and a nontoxic volatile oil but do not contain belladonna alkaloids.
tachycardia, fever, dilated pupils, and flushed skin) are characteristic of the anticholinergic effects associated with poisoning by belladonna alkaloids (1).
Stomach medications and acid reducers, such as omeprazole (Losec or Prilosec), rabeprazole (Rabecid or Asiphex), dicyclomine (Bentyl), propantheline (ProBanthine), belladonna alkaloids (Donnatal), and hyoscyamine (Levsin)