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Antimony potassium tartrate, also known as tartar emetic, is a drug used to induce vomiting. It is a white, crystalline powder that is slightly soluble in water. It is used to treat certain types of poisoning, such as arsenic and lead poisoning.
Common side effects of antimony potassium tartrate include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, and rash. It can also cause an irregular heartbeat, confusion, and difficulty breathing.
Brand names associated with antimony potassium tartrate include Emetrol, Emetron, and Tartar Emetic.
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