A Digest of External Therapeutics, with Numerous Formulae Arranged for Reference

A Digest of External Therapeutics, with Numerous Formulae Arranged for Reference

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... be avoided. Sapo Viridis: --This remedy has been recommended by Hebra and Kaposi, and is at times very useful; it may be used pure or diluted in the proportion of two parts with one of alcohol (spts. sapo. kal.); this is to be rubbed in energetically once or twice daily. The sapo viridis plaster may be used when a more active method is desired. After several days the soap is to be discontinued and a soothing ointment applied. The spts. sapo. kal. may also be employed with advantage to cleanse the parts preparatory to the application of other remedial agents. (Pp.) Carbolic Acid: --Applied pure, forms one of the best applications. (Kp.) Ichthyol: --Useful in the following formula suggested by Unna: This preparation dries quickly, and.a new coat may be added. Br. Zinc. Nitratis, 5iss. Aq. Destill., Amyli Glyceriti, Farini Tritici, 55 5j. M. Make into a paste and apply; when the paste is withdrawn, apply a poultice; the raw surface left by removal of the eschar should be dusted with diachylon or zinc oxide ointment. Reapplication may be needed. (F.) Alcohol: --Hebra has treated several cases by the application of alcohol with remarkably good results. In an acute case the eruption, which had spread steadily downwards as far as the lower edge of the manubrium, disappeared completely after a treatment of four weeks, and there was no trace of it six months later. Chronic cases were cured or at least benefited. The method is simply to moisten--not to rub--the patches with a pad of cotton-wool soaked in alcohol. The more often this is is done the sooner the effect appears. To increase the antiphlogistic effect in his last cases, Hebra has used the following: Bcents. Alcoholis Absoluti, ./Etheris Sulphurici, Spts. Menthae Pip., partes equales.show more

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