If his stomach is loaded with food, an emetic should be administered to him.
Dispensatory: This species acts like P. uniflorum, which is said to be emetic.
L'Tunga also explained that both warriors would have died forthwith, had he not given them the emetic.
If taken in small doses it acts as an emetic; if in large doses it kills.
The emetic she took at about nine o'clock had little effect.
Do not wait for him to arrive, but give an emetic to rid the stomach of the poison.
Indian-Physic or bowman's root, as these names imply, was a popular remedy with the Indians, who used it as an emetic.
Edwards took the emetic, which had the effect peculiar to that description of beverage.
She shows neither impatience nor anger, though she suffered greatly from the emetic they gave her yesterday.
Being alarmed at the symptoms, he took an emetic, which acted.
1650s (n.), 1660s (adj.), from French émétique (16c.), from Latin emeticus, from Greek emetikos "causing vomiting," from emesis "vomiting," from emein "to vomit," from PIE *weme- "to spit, vomit" (see vomit (v.)).
emetic e·met·ic (ĭ-mět'ĭk)
An agent that causes vomiting. adj.