Abuse of emetics


Emetics are substances that induce vomiting. They are useful agents to empty the stomach after accidental ingestion of poisons or drug overdose. They can be abusively administered as a form of torture or as self destructive behaviour, such as occurs with anorexia nervosa.

Broader Problems:
Abuse of prescription drugs
Related Problems:
Violent purgatives
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST