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Mistura Cascarae, B.P.C. Cascara Mixture; Mistura Cascarae Composita, B.P.C. Compound Cas.

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MISTURA CASCARAE, B.P.C.
CASCARA MIXTURE.

Synonyms.—Mistura Laxativa; Laxative Mixture.

Related entry: Cascara

Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada 6.25 | 1 1/4 fl. ounces
Liquid Extract of Liquorice 6.25 | 1 1/4 fl. ounces
Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia 4.16 | 400 minims
Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix. The ammonia prevents the formation of an unsightly deposit, and the mixture loses its bitter taste after standing several weeks.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).


MISTURA CASCARAE COMPOSITA, B.P.C.
COMPOUND CASCARA MIXTURE.

Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada 4.16 | 400 minims
Liquid Extract of Liquorice 6.25 | 1 1/4 fl. ounces
Tincture of Belladonna 1.04 | 100 minims
Tincture of Nux Vomica 1.04 | 100 minims
Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia 4.16 | 400 minims
Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix. This mixture gradually loses much of its bitterness.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).


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



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