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The uses of respiratory stimulants


Analeptic drugs are used (1) to stimulate respiration in acute respiratory failure, and they have also been recommended for use (2) as antagonists to general anaesthetic agents and (3) as stimulants in the treatment of barbiturate poisoning.

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