universal antidote

noun
uni·​ver·​sal antidote | \ ˌyü-ni-ˌvər-səl- How to pronounce universal antidote (audio) \

Medical Definition of universal antidote

: an antidote for ingested poisons having activated charcoal as its principal ingredient

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