Drugs may be transferred to a fetus transplacentally. Infants and children may receive drugs through neglect, abuse, or accident. Drugs may be utilized as a suicide gesture in adolescents. AMS may be caused by exogenous intoxicants, such as ethanol, ethylene glycol, methyl alcohol, paraldehyde, salicylates, anticholinergics, including antihistamines, cholinergics, opiates, tricyclic antidepressants, carbamazepine, clonidine, sedative-hypnotics, amphetamines, cocaine, cannabis, nicotine, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and phenothiazines. Household and beauty products may also cause AMS.

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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