Also known as hydrocyanic acidum, hydrocyanicum acidum, hydrocyanii acidum. Made from prussic acid.
Hydrocyanic acid acts upon the cerebro-spinal nervous system, and particularly upon the medulla and upper portion of the spinal cord. It is one of the most toxic agents known. Convulsions and paralysis. Spasmodic constriction in larynx, feeling of suffocation, pain and tightness in chest, palpitation; pulse weak, irregular. SINGING SENSATION AT THE EPIGASTRIUM. Hysterical and epileptic convulsions. Cyanosis. Collapse, due to some pulmonary condition not a cardiac collapse. Catalepsy. Cholera. Stage of collapse. Coldness. Tetanus narcolepsy.
2 dram vial.