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Elixir Pini Compositum, B.P.C. Compound Elixir of Pine.

Botanical name:

Format explanation
Related entry: Oil of Pine

Oil of Pine 1.67 | 160 minims
Terpin Hydrate 1.83 | 160 grains
Acetomorphine Hydrochloride 0.09 | 8 grains
Glycerin of Saffron 1.25 | 120 minims
Alcohol 30.00 | 6 fl. ounces
Glycerin to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Dissolve the oil of pine, terpin hydrate, and acetomorphine hydrochloride in the alcohol, add the glycerin of saffron, make up to the required volume with glycerin, and filter if necessary. Each fluid drachm of this preparation contains 1 minim of oil of pine, 1 grain of terpin hydrate, and 1/20 grain of acetomorphine hydrochloride.

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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