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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

Symptoms: Pain in stomach, nausea, violent vomiting, vertigo, muscular stiffness, fatigue, pain in the head, somnolence; pulse at first rapid and violent, but soon weak and irregular; dilated pupils, dimness of vision, may be delirium.

Treatment: Gastric lavage with tannin or Epson salts in the water; recumbency, warmth to chest and abdomen; stimulants, ammonia, strychnine, brandy; artificial respiration, oxygen.

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