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Linctus Acetomorphinae, B.P.C. Linctus of Acetomorphine.

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Related entry: Morphine

Acetomorphine Hydrochloride 0.10 | 9 grains
Tincture of Hyoscyamus 7.50 | 1 1/2 fl. ounces
Spirit of Chloroform 7.50 | 1 1/2 fl. ounces
Syrup of Balsam of Tolu 15.00 | 3 fl. ounces
Syrup of Virginian Prune 15.00 | 3 fl. ounces
Glycerin to 100 | to 20 fl. ounces

Dissolve the acetomorphine hydrochloride in the tincture and spirit; mix with the syrups, and add sufficient glycerin to produce the required volume. This preparation contains about 1/18 grain of acetomorphine hydrochloride in 1 fluid drachm.

Dose.—2 to 8 mils (1/2 to 2 fluid drachms.)


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



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