August 24, 2016

Angel's Trumpet

font size

How does Angel's Trumpet work?

Angel's trumpet contains chemicals that can cause euphoria and hallucinations.

Are there safety concerns?

Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE for everyone. The entire plant is poisonous, but the leaves and seeds contain the most poison. Taking angel's trumpet can cause confusion, dilated pupils, intense thirst, dry skin, flushing, fever, high or low blood pressure, fast heartbeat, difficulty breathing, hallucinations, nervousness, loss of memory, convulsions, paralysis, coma, and death.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE for anyone to use, but some people have extra reasons not to use it:

Children: Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE when taken by mouth. Severe poisoning has occurred in children who ate angel's trumpet accidentally and in teenagers who used angel's trumpet as a recreational drug.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE when taken by mouth. The entire plant is considered poisonous. Don't use it, especially if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Congestive heart failure (CHF): Angel's trumpet might cause rapid heartbeat and make CHF worse. Don't use it.

Constipation: Angel's trumpet might make constipation worse. Don't use it.

Down syndrome: People with Down syndrome might be especially sensitive to the dangerous side effects of angel's trumpet. Don't use it.

Esophageal reflux: Esophageal reflux is a condition in which stomach juices back up into the tube that connects the mouth and the stomach (esophagus). Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse because it can delay stomach emptying. Don't use it.

Fever: Angel's trumpet might make fever worse. Don't use it.

Stomach ulcer: Angel's trumpet might delay stomach emptying and make stomach ulcers worse. Don't use it.

Narrow-angle glaucoma: Angel's trumpet might raise the pressure inside the eye. This could make narrow-angle glaucoma worse. Don't use it.

Conditions that block the gastrointestinal tract such as atony, paralytic ileus, and stenosis: Angel's trumpet might make these conditions worse. Don't use it.

Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia): Angel's trumpet might cause make tachycardia worse. Don't use it.

Ulcerative colitis: Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse. Don't use it.

Difficult urination: Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse. Don't use it.


Therapeutic Research Faculty copyright

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.

advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations