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Syrup of Ipecac

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that Syrup of Ipecac “should no longer be used routinely as a poison treatment intervention in the home” and that everyone should safely dispose of any SOI currently in their homes.

Do not use ipecac to induce vomiting or to neutralize the potentially poisonous substance. This treatment is not only ineffective, but may be extremely dangerous.