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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

Poisons & Antidotes
by T. L. Stedman, M.D., Wilcox & Follett Co., 1942

---Copper---
Symptoms: Metallic taste in mouth, pain in epigastrium spreading over abdomen; repeated vomiting of greenish matter; purging with liquid stools and cramps in legs; pulse, first strong, then weak; frontal headache.

Treatment: Potassium ferrocyanide cautiously; demulcents, white of egg or milk, magnesia; heat to surface, opium, stimulants; emetics or lavage if profuse vomiting has not occurred.

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