Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

Symptoms: Giddiness, nausea, paralysis of muscles of mouth and throat, indistinct speech, difficult or impossible deglutition; precordial oppression, difficulty of respiration; delirium.

Treatment: Emetics or gastric lavage; recumbency, heat to body, cold to head; strychnine, morphine, atropine, caffeine, nitroglycerin.

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