This is rather a relief after overdoses of Wordsworth's pantheism and Keats's paganism.
It acts in some degree as an aperient and diuretic, and in overdoses produces intoxication.
He was haunted by a dread of fever, and so contrived strange torments for himself with overdoses of quinine.
In the same town was a man who was made completely imbecile by overdoses of mercury.
Ill kill half Dunellen and all Mayfield with overdoses before another night, and then take a big dose myself.
The influence of the drug on the teeth is more direct and refers to the symptoms caused by overdoses.