TN Poison Control: Horse Paste Causing Mental Issues

Nashville’s NBC News affiliate reports:

The Tennessee Poison Center has seen a dramatic increase in calls for people experiencing issues after taking ivermectin for COVID-19.

Many of those calls were for people accidentally getting the drug on their skin, Dr. Rebecca Bruccoleri said.

“It can cause GI upset, it can cause neurological symptoms too,” Dr. Bruccoleri said. “We’ve been seeing people who have been having altered mental states because of this come in, so this can be a serious ingestion.”

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