Atropine-like reactions may occur with several plants, some of which are used by drug abusers. The major clinical manifestations are nausea, dry skin & mouth, tachycardia, mydriasis, delirium, hallucinations, convulsions and urinary retention (the anticholinergic toxidrome).
The most common plants are:
- Datura and Brugmansia species (aka Jimsonweed, Thornapple, Stinkweed, Jamestownweed, Devil's apple, Angel's trumpet, Loco seed, Melpitte, Green dragon, Stramonium and Apple of Peru)
- Atropa belladonna (Deadly nightshade)
- Duboisia myoporoides (Corkwood)