Synonyms.—Oleatum Atropinae; Oleate of Atropine.
Related entry: Atropine
|Oleic Acid, by weight||50.00|||||2 ½ ounces|
|Olive Oil, by weight||to 100.00|||||to 5 ounces|
Triturate the atropine with the alcohol in a tared evaporating dish with a glass rod, add about an equal volume of oleic acid, warm the dish, and stir until the alcohol has evaporated; then add the remainder of the oleic acid, stir until the atropine is dissolved, and add the olive oil.