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Solvellae Antisepticae, B.P.C., Soluble Antiseptic Tablets.

Format explanation

Synonym.—Antiseptic Dental Tablets.

Benzoic Acid, in fine powder

1.29 grammes |

20 grains

Boric Acid, in fine powder

48.60 grammes


750 grains


1.62 gramme |

25 grains

Sodium Bicarbonate

8.10 grammes | 125 grains
Gum Acacia, in powder 8.10 grammes | 125 grains


0.13 gramme


2 grains


0.26 gramme


4 grains


0.13 gramme


2 grains

Oil of Peppermint 1.50 mils |

25 minims

Oil of Gaultheria

9.00 mils

| 15 minims

Distilled Water, a sufficient quantity.


Mix the solid ingredients, add the oils, granulate with the distilled water, and dry the granules by spreading them in a thin layer on paper, and exposing them for one hour at a temperature of 45°; then compress into 100 tablets, one of which should be dissolved in a wineglassful of warm water for use in cases of dental caries and suppuration, or as a mouth wash.

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

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