This section is from the book "Dental Medicine. A Manual Of Dental Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Ferdinand J. S. Gorgas. Also available from Amazon: Dental Medicine.
In extreme cases, violent vomiting and purging; fever and excessive thirst; palpitation of heart; cramps; small and frequent pulse; occasional dry cough; and when death ensues, it is probably due to gastro-enteritis. In excessive doses, it acts as an irritant poison, giving rise to such symptoms as restlessness; burning sensation; palpitation; violent priapism; frequent pulse; excessive thirst; extreme diarrhoea; trembling; extreme emaciation, and sometimes syncope.
A dry and constricted throat; pain in stomach and bowels; colic; paralysis of extensor muscles; apoplectic symptoms.
Spasmodic twitching of muscles; violent movement of limbs; tetanic spasms; dyspnoea; death.
Thirty grains of choral and 60 grains of bromide of potassium. Nitrate of amyl.
Increasing drowsiness; giddiness; stupor; insensibility: stertorous breathing; feeble pulse; contracted pupil; coma; convulsions; death.
Emetic of 10 grs. of sulphate of copper; stomach pump; stimulants, external and internal; brandy and coffee; artificial respiration; cold affusion; ammonia to nostrils; enforced exertion; galvanic shocks; belladonna; tannic acid; animal charcoal; atropine hypodermically.