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I'm trying to make myself vomit. Is that how ipecac normally works?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Why?
There rise no reason to make oneself vomit.
If you have taken an overdose or been poisoned call poison control 1-800-222-1222. Do not use ipecac just to make yourself vomit.

In brief: Why?
There rise no reason to make oneself vomit.
If you have taken an overdose or been poisoned call poison control 1-800-222-1222. Do not use ipecac just to make yourself vomit.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Why ???
Ipecac at proper doses can trigger vomiting.
However, it has also been shown toxic to the heart, and most pharmacies have removed it from the shelves. It has been identified as a drug of abuse by those with eating disorders. If you find some online and want to risk permanent heart damage, you are doing so against medical advice.

In brief: Why ???
Ipecac at proper doses can trigger vomiting.
However, it has also been shown toxic to the heart, and most pharmacies have removed it from the shelves. It has been identified as a drug of abuse by those with eating disorders. If you find some online and want to risk permanent heart damage, you are doing so against medical advice.
Dr. James Ferguson
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