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Why we use potassium permanganate and tannic acid in gastric lavage?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here is my take based on what I have studied and retained about life & medicine. I'm sure that, through decades-long experience, the mentioned mixture has been proven to provide optimal ability not only to neutralize the unwanted mis-swallowed toxic materials but also protect more for stomach and intestinal mucosa as well as being more palatable.

In brief: Here are some...

This Q has been around without being answered.
Here is my take based on what I have studied and retained about life & medicine. I'm sure that, through decades-long experience, the mentioned mixture has been proven to provide optimal ability not only to neutralize the unwanted mis-swallowed toxic materials but also protect more for stomach and intestinal mucosa as well as being more palatable.
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