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ACONITE. Symptoms

Categories: Accidents, Emergencies and Poisons

Sudden collapse; slow, feeble, irregular pulse, and
breathing; tickling in the mouth and the extremities, giddiness, great

muscular weakness; pupils generally dilated, may be contracted; mind is


Antidotes: Solution of tannic acid, twenty drops to a glass of water, to

wash out the stomach.

Treatment. Stimulants, whisky or brandy; digitalis, artificial

respiration, warmth and friction of the body. Lie in recumbent position.