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Linctus Sedativus, B.P.C. Sedative Linctus.

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Related entry: Morphine Hydrochloride

Synonym.—Linctus Morphinae Acidus.

Solution of Morphine Hydrochloride 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Emulsion of Chloroform 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Lemon juice 25.00 | 5 fl. ounces
Glycerin to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix the liquids. This linctus contains about 1/32 grain of morphine hydrochloride 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.



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