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Charles Bertrand

Charles AHA Bertrand (1777-1849) was a French physician; Least recognised for his self-experimentation with charcoal as an antidote for ingested poisonings.
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Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal: decontamination agent; absorbing molecules of drug on its surface -> inhibiting their absorption by as much as 50% -> excretion in faeces