Linctus Codeinae, B.P.C. Linctus of Codeine.
Related entry: Opium poppy
|Syrup of Codeine||50.00|||||10 fl. ounces|
|Citric Acid||1.75|||||153 grains|
|Emulsion of Chloroform||5.00|||||1 fl. ounce|
|Glycerin||16.50|||||3 fl. oz. 144 m.|
|Mucilage of Tragacanth||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Dissolve the citric acid in the syrup of codeine; then add the glycerin, emulsion of chloroform, and sufficient mucilage of tragacanth to make up the required volume. This preparation contains about 1/8 grain of codeine phosphate in 1 fluid drachm.
Dose.—2 to 4 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid drachm).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.