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Atropinae Salicylas. Atropine Salicylate.

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C24H29NO6 = 427.242.

Atropine salicylate, C17H23NO3C7H6O3, is the salt of a base obtained from Atropa Belladonna, Linn., and other Solanaceous plants. It occurs in colourless crystals, or as a white, crystalline powder.

Soluble in water (1 in 20), and in alcohol.

Action and Uses.—Atropine salicylate has been used as a substitute for the sulphate in ophthalmic practice. It is said to produce less stable aqueous solutions than the sulphate, and it is no so soluble.

Dose.—1/3 to 2/3 milligram (1/200 to 1/100 grain).

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

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