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Coumadin (warfarin) is the active ingredient in rat poison. That being said, Coumadin is dosed, for humans, in a manner which prevents blood clotting (especially for those at risk), and does not act as a poison at the therapeutic dosage level. (However, when rats ingest the high concentrations of warfarin in rat poison, they bleed to death, internally.)
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Mostly of the legal drugs contain rat poison or plant seends.
Warfrain The same thing given people to thin their blood. Rat eats it, blood gets so thin it bleeds to death internally.
While they are not poisonous (having no venom), wild rats (not pets) can carry a variety of diseases. Actually, those purchased in pet stores make very good pets. I had …one for a few years and he was just great.
There are different classes of rat poison. One common type is the warfarin-class of poisons, which work to thin the blood. After consuming enough of the poison, the rat lose…s the ability to clot its blood and it basically bleeds to death. Another type is a neurologic poison, which causes the rat to have seizures and die.\n \n The poison thins their blood, causing them to bleed through mucus membranes. The rat's blood pressure is lowered. The rat's blood gets to the point that the blood is too thin to carry oxygen and they die. The poison (most likely arsenic) in the rat killer poisons the rat, therefore killing the rat because of the poison. . The actual effect of most rat poisons on a rat is to cause the animal's body to bleed to death internally, due to the anti-coagulants in the poison.
A few days. The poison thins their blood. They bleed internally and their organs fail.
Rat poison is usually an anticoagulant that is it is a chemical that stops blood from coagulating. So yes it should finish off (kill) an iguana if it eats enough of it.
It is very slow. But they ussally just fall asleep and do not wake up.
yeas, they have a slow and painful death
Rat poison IS coumadin.
Pretty bad, poison is quite a slow and painful death for rats.
The poison smells like food they would naturally eat .
The reason why rat poison works so well is because rats cannot vomit, and such the poison cannot be expelled. My suggestion, if it is a pet rat, don't let it get near rat pois…on in the first place and make sure you have a vet who is willing to care for a rat, and give them a call. A little more...Modern anticoagulant rodenticides interfere with the body recycling Vitamin K, so once basic resources are exhausted, clotting stops. Vitamin K works in rat and human overdoses to reactivate clotting. I am not able to find any data that show dosage or administration techniques for a poisoned rat, so you'll have to work with your vet on this. Note also the website reference.
Absolutely. If your cat has eaten rat poison, you may be able to save it's life. Get to a vet FAST!
The poison Will get into their blood and clot it up that causes internal bleeding of the body witch causes the rat to explode.
It's the other way around. Coumadin, long-time anticoagulant medication used by humans was applied as a rat toxin. The idea was that, a medication in a dosage harmless to huma…ns would prove fatal for rats, mostly because of comparative sizes: A dose for a 150lb human was a massive overdose for a 6oz. rat. And this worked for a while. However, rats evolved past this and now, a human-normal dose of coumadin is no longer toxic for rats. To address this we've gone on to "super-coumadin" for rats -- another anticoagulant, only this time the rat-lethal (or LD50) does is also acutely toxic to humans.