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Coprine Mushroom Poisoning with Disulfiram-Like Reaction to Alcohol

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Certain mushrooms can cause a disulfiram-like reaction following ingestion of alcohol. The toxin inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase, resulting in an accumulation of acetaldehyde.

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