ACUTE LSD POISONING GIVES POINTERS FOR ITS HOMEOPATHIC USE
USUAL PHYSICAL EFFECTS
Disruption of orderly, intentional thinking processes; quality of hypomania with flight of ideas, or in more severe cases, incoherent thinking; paranoid ideation; fearfulness, suspicion, or grandiose behavior.
Slight temperature elevation
Generalized hyperacuity of perception; colorful illusions to hallucinations; auditory hallucinations in 25%; diminished ability to screen out irrelevant stimuli; inattentiveness; distractibility; suggestibility.
Elevation of blood pressure
Bizarre physical sensations; experiences similar to depersonalization.
Early: euphoria, with lability and abrupt switches from happiness to sadness.
Late: General depression of mood.
GENERAL LEVEL OF AWARENESS:
Dreamlike state; patient can be fairly easily roused to function alertly but cannot maintain this alertness.
Motor restlessness; fine tremor