The characteristic physiologic activities of the following drugs can be demonstrated in the laboratory:

1. Drugs which act locally on muscle-tissue.

Atropine (mydriatic) Eserine (myotic) Muscarine Potassium Salts Veratrine

2. Drugs which act locally on nerves.

Atropine

Cocaine

Curare

3. Drugs which act locally on the stomach to cause vomiting.

Copper Sulphate

I pecac

Zinc Sulphate

4. Drugs which act locally on the intestines to cause purging. Croton Oil Magnesium Sulphate rhubarb

5. Drugs which act locally to destroy tissue.

Acids Alkalies 0. Drugs which, after absorption, act on the heart. Aconite Atropine Digitalis Nicotine Strophanthus Veratrine

7. Drugs which, after absorption, act on the blood vessels.

Alcohol

Ergot

Nitrites

Physiologic Salt Solution

Suprarenal

8. Drugs which, after absorption, act on the nervous system.

Alcohol

Apomorphine (on the vomiting center)

Atropine

Caffeine

Chloral

Cocaine

Morphine

Phenol

Strychnine

9. Drugs which are anesthetics.

Chloroform Ether Nitrons oxide

10. Drugs which, after absorption, act on the kidneys.

Caffeine Digitalis Methylene Blue Sparteine Theobromine

11. Drugs which, after absorption, act on glands.

Atropine Iodides Mercury Pilocarpine