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Truth Serum: The History of Scopolamine

Truth Serum

Truth Serum: The History of Scopolamine In 1916, an obstetrician in Texas gave Scopolamine, a drug derived from the Nightshade family, to his patient who was in labor. This was a common form of sedation for birth as it stopped pain but maintained consciousness. He asked his sedated patient’s husband a question and was surprised when […]

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