The Standard Formulary
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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...and veterinary surgeons, yellow water; for this ailment a simpler remedy is demanded, and the following will prove of service: Fluid extract of buchu fl.oz. 2 Sweet spirit of nitre fl.oz. 4 Potassium nitrate av.oz. 1 Anise water fl.oz. 0 Give one or two tablespoonfuls at a disc. night and morning, for 3 days, and then in the morning only, for one week. Dyspepsia and Indigestion, Remedies for. I. Sodium chloride av.oz. 5 Sodium bicarbonate av.oz. 2 Calamus root, powder av.oz. 1 Reduced iron gr. 90 Give one tablespoonful with each meal. II. Arsenious acid gr. 36 Potassium bicarbonate av.oz. 2 Wormwood av.oz. 2 Sodium sulphate av.oz. 2 Mix and divide into 12 powders. Give one powder once daily on food. Eyes, Inflammation of the. The eye must be protected from bright light; it should be bathed three times daily with water not too cold and covered with cloths moistened with lead water. In severe cases, aloes pills should be given sufficient to produce purgation, the cheeks should be rubbed with an irritant ointment, and instead of using lead water, apply the following solutions: I. Zinc sulphate gr. 15 Distilled water fl.oz. 15 Mit and dissolve. Fold a cloth so as to form four thicknesses, lay over the inflamed eye and moisten with the solution; repeat the moistening every 2 hours. II. Zinc sulphate gr. 15 Crocated tincture of opium....fl.dr. 1 W Infusion of elder flowers fl.oz. 16 Mix and dissolve. Tincture of opium may be substituted for the crocated tincture. The infusion may be prepared from 1 av. ounce of drug; plain water may be substituted, if desired, for the infusion. This preparation is to be applied like the preceding. III. Silver nitrate gr. 5 Distilled water fl.oz. 2 Mix and dissolve. Drop 2 or 3 drops into the eye once daily after...
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