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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

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Symptoms: Salivation, vomiting, diarrhea; physical and mental depression; tremors, staggering gait, labored breathing; pupils first contracted, later dilated; pulse rapid; abdominal cramps, numbness and coldness of extremities.

Treatment: Emetics or lavage with tannin in water; recumbency; castor oil, stimulants, inhalation of amyl nitrite.

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