How Does Ipecacuanha Cure Dysentery?


By A. E. Hail, Assistant Surgeon, Royal Artillery. This i3 a question which has been often asked, but which does not appear to have been answered satisfactorily. Waring, in his " Manual of Practical Therapeutics," page 296, tells us that " ipecacuanha possesses considerable sedative powers, as is shown by its influence in hajmorrliagic diseases ;" and at page 298?" Its beneficial operation is probably due to its power of diminishing morbid arterial action, and determining to the skinbut he does not enter into details aa to the

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@inproceedings{Hall2016HowDI, title={How Does Ipecacuanha Cure Dysentery?}, author={Augustus R. Hall}, booktitle={The Indian medical gazette}, year={2016} }