Disulfiramlike Mushroom Toxicity Follow-up

Updated: Apr 20, 2015
  • Author: C Crawford Mechem, MD, MS, FACEP; Chief Editor: Asim Tarabar, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Complications

Complications from prolonged emesis include the following:

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Prognosis

See the list below:

  • The prognosis is excellent.
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Patient Education

Educate patients about the risks of eating unidentified wild mushrooms. If toxic mushrooms were intentionally eaten, educate patients about coprine toxicity with ethanol ingestion.

For patient education information, see the First Aid and Injuries Center, as well as Food Poisoning and Activated Charcoal.

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