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  • Others (in addition to some already mentioned) are medicinal; as the palms, calabash, manchineel, pepper, fustic and a long list of cathartics, caustics, emetics, astringents, febrifuges, vermifuges, diuretics and tonics.
  • The treatment is the prompt use of emetics, or the stomach should be washed out, and large doses of sodium or magnesium sulphate given in order to form an insoluble sulphate.
  • The treatment is washing out the stomach or giving emetics followed by vinegar or lemon juice and later oil and white of egg.
  • The stomach must be washed out and large doses of emetics given as soon as possible.
  • This consists in the use of emetics or the stomach-pump, with lime-water, which decomposes the alkaloid.

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