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Ipecac

"Ipecac" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A syrup made from the dried rhizomes of two different species, CEPHAELIS ipecacuanha and C. acuminata. They contain EMETINE, cephaeline, psychotrine and other ISOQUINOLINES. Ipecac syrup is used widely as an emetic acting both locally on the gastric mucosa and centrally on the chemoreceptor trigger zone.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ipecac" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ipecac" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 2000 and 2005
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