Injectio Morphinae et Atropinae Hypodermica, B.P.C. Hypodermic Injection of Morphine and Atropine.
|Morphine Tartrate||6.00|||||50 grains|
|Atropine Sulphate||0.12|||||1 grain|
|Sterilised Water||to 100.00|||||to 1 fl. oz. 320 m.|
Dissolve the salts in the sterilised water.
Five decimils (0.5 milliliters) contain 3 centigrams of morphine tartrate and 0.6 milligram of atropine sulphate (1/2 grain and 1/100 grain, respectively, in 8 minims). The addition of atropine lessens the tendency to depression and prevents constipation.
Dose.—1 to 5 decimils (0.1 to 0.5 milliliters) (2 to 8 minims).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.