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Oleinatum Atropinae, B.P.C. Oleinate of Atropine.

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Synonyms.—Oleatum Atropinae; Oleate of Atropine.

Related entry: Atropine

Atropine 2.00 | 44 grains
Alcohol 2.00 | 48 minims
Oleic Acid, by weight 50.00 | 2 1/2 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.


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



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