Ammonia (Ammonium causticum solutum, Liquor Ammonii caustici) - 10% ammonia solution, inhalation reflex has a stimulating effect on the respiratory and vasomotor centers. When applied in an unconscious state, and alcohol poisoning (inhalation or ingestion of 5-10 drops per 100 ml of water). In surgical practice used for washing hands (25 ml in 5 l of warm water). In high concentrations ammonia may cause reflex stop breathing. Release form: bottles or bottle with ground stoppers, ampoules to 1 ml
Cm. also Ammonia.