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Hartshorn, Okla., May 4, 1908.
To the Editor:
—Dr. Morgan, in his article on "Treatment of Eclampsia" in The Journal, May 2, 1908, makes no mention of apomorphin in that condition, and I do not remember ever having seen this drug mentioned in this connection. I have used it in 1/10 grain doses, repeated if necessary in an hour, with uniformly good results; and some of my colleagues have also used it with the same results in most cases. This amount, 1/10 grain, is sufficient, and no ill effects have yet resulted in my practice. I would advise every physician who fails to control this condition with other drugs to give apomorphin a trial.
Bond RI. Apomorphin in Eclampsia.. JAMA. 1908;L(20):1622. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530460046019