A compendium of materia medica, pharmacy, and toxicology

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Page 66 - ... of sickness or nausea, vomiting, convulsive twitchings, and a sense of suffocation ; or if he be seized, under the same circumstances, with giddiness, delirium, or unusual sleepiness, then poisoning may be supposed.
Page 66 - Symptoms of Poisoning. WHEN a person in perfect health is suddenly attacked, after having taken food or drink, with violent pain, cramp in the stomach, nausea, vomiting, convulsive actions, and a sense of suffocation ; or when under the same circumstances, he is seized with vertigo, delirium, or unusual drowsiness, there is every reason to suspect that he has taken poison. Poisoning may be distinguished from a sudden fit of apoplexy, hy the stomach and throat not being affected in the latter.
Page 46 - ... the hydrogen of the hydrochloric acid combines with the oxygen of the metallic oxide to form water, and the chlorine with the metal to produce its chloride.
Page 49 - ZnO, etc., — compounds which do not easily give up oxygen, — the hydrogen of the acid combines with the oxygen of the oxide to form water, while the metals combine with the chlorine: MgO +2IIC1 = MgCl, + H,0.
Page 55 - Muriates by evaporation to dryness become chlorides, by the decomposition of the muriatic acid and the metallic oxide : the hydrogen of the former unites with the oxygen of the latter...
Page 50 - When this hydrated sesquioxide of iron is boiled in water with the bitartrate of potash, the excess of acid which this salt contains dissolves the oxide, and a solution is obtained, which...

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