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an·ti·mo·ny po·tas·si·um tar·trate
a compound used as an expectorant and in the treatment of schistosomiasis japonicum, although the drug is extremely toxic and must be administered slowly intravenously; common toxic manifestations are phlebitis, tachycardia, and hypotension; sudden deaths have been reported, chiefly from circulatory collapse.
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A poisonous crystalline compound, K(SbO)C4H4O6· 1/2 H2O, used in medicine as an expectorant and in the treatment of parasitic infections, such as schistosomiasis.
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tartar emetic(1) Antimony postassium tartrate.
(2) Antimony sodium tartrate.
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