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Mistura Catechu et Cretae, B.P.C. Catechu and Chalk Mixture. Mistura Cretae Composita, B.P.

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MISTURA CATECHU ET CRETAE, B.P.C.
CATECHU AND CHALK MIXTURE.

Related entry: Catechu

Tincture of Catechu 4.16 | 400 minims
Chalk Mixture to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).


MISTURA CRETAE COMPOSITA, B.P.C.
COMPOUND CHALK MIXTURE.

Synonym.—Board of Health Cholera Mixture.

Compound Aromatic Powder 2.05 | 180 grains
Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia 1.88 | 180 minims
Tincture of Catechu 6.25 | 1 1/4 fl. ounces
Compound Tincture of Cardamoms 3.75 | 360 minims
Tincture of Opium 0.62 | 60 minims
Chalk Mixture to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Triturate the compound aromatic powder with a small quantity of the chalk mixture, and gradually add sufficient of the latter to produce about 50 (10 fluid ounces); then add the tinctures and spirit, previously mixed together, and make up to the required volume with chalk mixture.

Dose.—30 mils (1 fluid ounce) for an adult; 15 mils (1/2 fluid ounce) for a child twelve years old; 8 mils (2 fluid drachms) for a child seven years old.


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



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