Oxalic Acid

Symptoms

Burning pain in throat, oesophagus and stomach ; vomiting of a dark green or black fluid, composed of altered mucus and blood.

Antidotes

Chalk; magnesia; plaster from wall in emergency; lime, not potash or soda; emetics; stomach-pump.

Phosphorus

Symptoms

Burning pain along alimentary tract; corrosion of tissues; vomiting of mucus and blood; diarrhoea.

Antidotes

Sulphate of copper ; emetics and purgatives.

Potash And Soda Salts

Symptoms

Sharp, burning pain of the mouth, throat, oesophagus and stomach; corrosion; vomiting of blood and mucus.

Antidotes

Dilute acetic acid; citric acid; lemon juice; fixed oils; demulcents; vinegar.

Stramonium

(See Belladonna).

Strychnine

Symptoms

Spasmodic action of muscles (twitching); jerking of limbs; tetanic spasms; dyspnoea; death.

Antidotes

Chloroform; belladonna; tincture of aconite; morphine; 8 grs. morphine antidote to 1 gr. strychnia; extract of conium; also same as nux vomica.

Tobacco

Symptoms

Nausea ; vomiting ; violent retching. Antidotes. - Emetics; stimulants, both external and internal; strychnia ; external heat.

Zinc Salts

Symptoms

A burning sensation in stomach; nausea; vomiting; anxious countenance; difficult breathing; small, quick pulse; cold perspiration; syncope; convulsions; death.

Antidotes

Carbonate of soda; emetics; warm demulcent drinks.