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Oleinatum Quininae, B.P.C. Oleinate of Quinine.

Format explanation - Related entry: Quinine

Synonyms.—Oleatum Quininae; Oleate of Quinine.

Quinine 25.00 | 1 1/4 ounces
Oleic Acid, by weight 75.00 | 3 3/4 ounces

Triturate the quinine in a warm mortar with a small quantity of the oleic acid, until a smooth paste is formed; then add the remainder of the oleic acid, previously warmed, and stir until the quinine is dissolved.

Oleinate of quinine is sometimes mixed with cod-liver oil, in the proportion of 5 decigrams to 30 mils (8 grains to 1 fluid ounce) for application, prior to treatment by X-rays.


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



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