"Ipecac" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A syrup made from the dried rhizomes of two different species, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha and C. acuminata. They contain EMETINE, cephaeline, psychotrine and other ISOQUINOLINES. Ipecac syrup is used widely as an emetic acting both locally on the gastric mucosa and centrally on the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
- Syrup of Ipecac
- Ipecac Syrup
- Ipecac (Syrup)
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