nicotine poisoning


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Noun1.nicotine poisoning - toxic condition caused by the ingestion or inhalation of large amounts of nicotine
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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nicotine poisoning

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Health experts believe that the long-term effects of nicotine poisoning and exposure to pesticides in children may include damage to their developing brains, respiratory problems, and cancer.
Severe nicotine poisoning can lead to convulsions, irregular heartbeat, coma and even cardiac arrest.
Early signs of accidental nicotine poisoning include burning in the mouth and throat, nausea and/or vomiting, confusion and dizziness, and weakness and excess spittle.
30) The authors of a case report of nicotine poisoning in an infant call on doctors to educate patients about the hazard posed to children by nicotine solution.
Such a rule is needed to address a dramatic increase in calls to poison control centers involving nicotine poisoning of children exposed to the liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes.
Nicotine poisoning acts very quickly and can be fatal, especially when large doses are involved.
Sixty milligrams of nicotine (the amount in three or four cigarettes if all of the nicotine were absorbed) will kill an adult, but consuming only one cigarette or another comparable tobacco product is enough to make a toddler severely ill from nicotine poisoning.
However, more studies are needed to back this up as many electronic smoking products can increase the risk of nicotine poisoning and addiction.
The Channel 4 programme -makers say of the scandal: "Toxins are absorbed through the skin and workers can suffer acute nicotine poisoning.