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  • a  of or containing mercury

  • One compound of mercury (calomel, mercurous chloride) is a useful purge.
  • Rosenthal's antidote is sodium formaldehyde sulphoxylate, which changes the poison into less toxic mercurous compounds.
  • Among common drugs administered to make the gall bladder evacuate the bile are calomel (mercurous chloride), rhubarb, mandrake, jalap.

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