Syrup of ipecac

What is Syrup of ipecac?

Syrup of ipecac,commonly referred to as ipecac, is derived from the dried rhizome and roots of the ipecacuanha. It is typically used to induce vomiting, which it accomplishes by irritating the lining of the stomach (gastric mucosa) and by stimulating part of the brain called the medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone.

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My daughter is 15 months old and has a bad cough along with runny nose for last 3 days. So far we tried homeopathy combination (bryonia,...

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My 4yrs old niece vomits milk he drinks while sleeping. He vomitted twice this morning and once yesterday. This problem is since 1 yr sometimes...

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Even though an enlarged adenoid with thick post nasal secretions can actually induce vomiting, but I would still consider it wise enough to get...

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What is the dose in each tablet. Acetaminophen may cause gastritis with Drug induced liver injury lead to acute liver...

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hello I am in a remote location on Roatan...I have an employee who just took ...maybe 10 or 15 Acetimenophen and other pills.. I am an R.N. I have...

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Hi, My daughter is 15 months old and has a bad cough along with runny nose for last 3 days. So far we tried homeopathy combination (bryonia,...

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My 4yrs old niece vomits milk he drinks while sleeping. He vomitted twice this morning and once yesterday. This problem is since 1 yr sometimes...

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