posted on Apr, 23 2009 @ 12:05 PM
The drug had high dose of seleinium in the mixture it would cause Selenium toxicity (selenium poisoning) can result in a condition called selenosis.
Symptoms of selenosis include gastrointestinal upsets (nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea), hair loss, white blotchy nails, garlic breath
odor, fatigue, irritability, and mild nerve damage hyperreflexia, tremor, peripheral neuropathy). Extreme cases of selenosis can result in cirrhosis
of the liver (scarring of the liver that may lead to kidney failure—cirrhosis of the liver is the twelfth leading cause of death by disease in the
United States), pulmonary edema (an abnormal build up of fluid in the lungs, which leads to swelling), thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets), thyroid
problems, and death.