counterpoison

Definitions of counterpoison
  1. noun
    a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
    synonyms: antidote
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    types:
    atropine
    a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
    obidoxime chloride
    a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX
    belladonna
    an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally
    type of:
    curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic
    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
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