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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

---Tartar Emetic---
Symptoms: In from 15-30 minutes, nausea and vomiting; later tinged with bile or blood; epigastric pain, purging; pulse first rapid then failing; cramps in the extremities, vertigo, syncope.

Treatment: Wash out the stomach, then give tannin, strong coffee, white of egg, milk and other demulcents; opiates to relieve pain.

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