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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

Symptoms: Sweetish metallic taste in mouth, salivation, burning pain in stomach, vomiting usually of blood-stained matter, abdominal cramps, vertigo, cold sweats, headache, muscular weakness, cramps in the calves of the legs.

Treatment: Emetics or lavage with Epson salts; heat to the surface; caffeine, starch water, milk.

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