These cathartics should not induce more than two or three stools.
Daily evacuations will not empty this cavity, nor will cathartics or diarrhea.
But we have now to do with Cathartics that act by topical irritation.
Cathartics may be advantageously divided into three groups:—1.
This may also take place with the drastic resinous Cathartics.
In the second group the great majority of Cathartics are included.
This is an aromatised and sweetened tincture of senna, to which other cathartics are generally added.
Vomits are to be administered now and then, but cathartics more frequently.
The antidotes for nightshade poison are emetics, cathartics, and stimulants.
After the operation, the patient suffered from pain in his head, with some moderate excitement, which was relieved by cathartics.