Practical Materia Medica and Prescription Writing; With Illustrations

Practical Materia Medica and Prescription Writing; With Illustrations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...of the wood of Pinus palustris and other species of Pinus. Form.--A blackish-brown semi-liquid. Odor and Taste.--Empyreumatic, terebinthinate odor; sharp, empyreumatic taste. Solubility.--Only slightly soluble in water. Almost entirely soluble in alcohol. Average Dose.--8 grains (0.5 Gm.). Official Preparations. Syrupus Picis Liquidae. Eng., Syrup of Tar. Represents about 0.5 per cent, of tar. Average Dose.--1 fluidrachm (4 mils). Unguentum Picis Liquidae. Eng., Tar Ointment. Contains SO per cent, of tar. Oleum Picis Liquidae Rectificatum. Eng., Rectified Oil of Tar. A volatile oil distilled from tar. Average Dose.--3 minims (0.2 mil). Therapeutic Action.--Antiseptic, irritant, expectorant, diuretic. Uses.--Tar or its preparations are used in the treatment of many skin diseases, particularly of the chronic type; also for coughs, bronchitis and kindred conditions. Administration.--The following will illustrate the manner of prescribing: In the treatment of eczema of the feet and legs: The metal is not official, but the Pharmacopoeia contains the fol lowing: PLUMBI ACETAS. Eng., Lead Acetate. Synonym, Sugar of Lead. Form.--Colorless prisms, plates or powder. Odor and Taste.--A faintly acetous odor and a sweetish, astringent, afterward metallic taste. Solubility.--In 1.4 parts of water or 38 parts of alcohol. Incompatibles.--Acids, alkalies, carbonates, chlorides, citrates, iodides, phosphates, sulphates, sulphites, tartrates, hydrated chloral, resorcinol, phenol, etc. Average Dose.--1 grain (0.06 Gm.). LIQUOR PLUMBI SUBACETATIS. Eng., Solution of Lead Subacetate. Synonym, Goulard's Extract. An aqueous liquid containing about 25 per cent, of Lead Subacetate. Incompalibles.--See Plumbi Acetas. LIQUOR PLUMBI SUBACETATIS DILUTUS. Eng., Dilute Solution...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496191
  • 9781236496195