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Pilulae Aloini Compositae, B.P.C., Compound Aloin Pills.

Botanical name:

Format explanation.
Related entry: Aloin

Synonym.—Sir Andrew Clark's Liver Pills.

Aloin 0.39 gramme | 6 grains
Extract of Nux Vomica 0.39 gramme | 6 grains
Ferrous Sulphate, in powder 0.39 gramme | 6 grains
Myrrh, in powder 0.39 gramme | 6 grains
Hard Soap, in Powder 0.39 gramme | 6 grains
To make 12 pills.

Dose.—1 pill.

These pills are sometimes ordered with the addition of 3 centigrams (1/2 grain) each of ipecacuanha root and alcoholic extract of belladonna to each pill.


The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.



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