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Formulary of Elixirs and Other Preparations of the Newark Pharmaceutical Association.

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Preparations:

WINE OF BEEF AND IRON.

Rx. Extracti Carnis (Liebig's) 1 oz.
Ferri Citrat. 96 grs.
Vini Xerici 16 oz.
Syrupi 2 oz.
Pimentae (contus) 1/2 dr.
Aquae q. s. ft. 24 oz.

Dissolve the Extract Beef in 4 oz of water and add the Allspice; after standing 10 hours add the Wine and Syrup, then the Citrate of Iron previously dissolved in 2 oz water; filter.
Each fluidounce contains: Fresh Beef, 1 oz; Citrate Iron, 4 grs. Dose—one tablespoonful.

NUTRITIVE WINE.
Prepared same as above, omitting the Citrate of Iron.

ELIXIR CALISAYAE.

Rx. Cort, Cinchonae flav. 1/2 oz.
Cort. Cinchonae (Calisaya) 1/2 oz.
Cort. Aurantii 1/2 oz.
Sem. Coriand. 2 drs.
Cocci Cacti 1 dr.
Spts. Vini Deod. 12 oz.
Aquae 10 oz.
Glycerinae 5 oz.
Syrupi 5 oz.

Reduce the Barks &c. to a moderately fine powder, and pack firmly in a percolator; mix the deodorized Spts., water, Glycerin and Syrup, adding enough water to make two pints of percolate, to which add 20 grains powdered Tartaric Acid, and after standing 24 hours, filter.
Each fluidounce contains 16 grains Cinchona Bark.

ELIXIR PYROPHOS. IRON AND QUINIA.

Rx. Ferri Pyrophos. 160 grs.
Quiniae Sulph. 10 grs.
Spts. Vini Deod. 2 1/2 oz.
Syrupi 3 oz.
Aquae 9 1/2 oz.
Aquae Flor. Auranti 5 oz.
Acid. Sulph. dil. q. s.

Dissolve the Pyrophosphate Iron in the water and add the Syrup, then dissolve the Quinine in the Orange Flower Water with as little diluted Sulph. Acid as possible, and gradually mix them; filter.
Each fluidounce contains: Pyrophos. Iron, 8 grains; Sulph. Quinia, 1/2 grain.

ELIXIR QUINIA, IRON AND BISMUTH.

Rx. Elix. Ferri Pyrophos. et Quiniae, 16 oz.
Bismuthi et Ammon. Citratis, 128 grs.

Dissolve.
Each fluidounce contains: 8 grs. Pyrophos. Iron; 8 grains Citrate Bismuth; 1/2 grain Quinia.

ELIXIR PYROPHOS. IRON; QUINIA AND STRYCHNIA.

Rx. Elix. Ferri Pyrophos. et Quiniae, 16 oz.
Strychnia. 1 gr.

Dissolve.
Each fluidounce contains: Pyrophos. Iron, 8 grains; Quinia, 1/2 gr.; Strychnia, 1-16th grain.

WINE OF PEPSIN.

Rx. Pepsin (Hawley's) 160 grs.
Vini Xerici 16 oz.
Acid. Mur. Dil. 1 dr.

Triturate the Pepsin with 4 oz. of wine mixed with acid. Pour this on a filter and pass the balance of the Wine through it.
Each fluidounce contains Hawley's Pepsin 10 grs.

ELIXIR AROMATIC.

Rx. Cort. Aurantii 4 drs.
Sem. Coriand. 2 drs.
Sem. Angelicae 2 1/2 drs.
Cocci Cacti 1 dr.
Spts. Vini Deod. 12 oz.
Aquae 10 oz.
Glycerinae 5 oz.
Syrupi 5 oz.

Percolate 2 pints.
A pleasant vehicle for administering nauseous remedies.

ELIXIR VALER-AMMONIA.

Rx. Ammoniae Valerianat. 96 grs.
Fl. Ext. Vanil.,
Tr. Cardam. Comp., aa 1/2 oz.
Tr. Xanthoxyl. 2 drs.
Syr. Aurantii Cort. 6 drs.
Aquae 4 oz.

Dissolve the Valerianate of Ammonia in the water and add the other ingredients, previously mixed.
Two grains Val. Ammonia to each drachm.

COMP. SYRUP OF HYPOPHOSPHITES AND IRON.

Rx. Hypophos. Sodae,
Hypophos. Calcis,
Hypophos. Potassae, aa 256 grs.
Hypophos. Ferri 126 grs.
Aqua. 12 oz.
Sacch. Alb. 18 oz.

Dissolve the Hypophosphites in the water in a water-bath and filter. Add sufficient water to make up for the evaporation. Add sugar and apply gentle heat to make syrup, 21 oz.
Each fluidounce contains: Hypophosphite of Soda, Lime and Potass. 12 grs. each; Hypophos. Iron 6 grs.

COMP. SYRUP OF HYPOPHOSPHITES.
Same as above, omitting the Iron.

CHEMICAL FOOD.
Parrish's Formula, omitting Cochineal and Muriatic Acid. See U. S. D.
Each teaspoonful contains 1 grain Phosphate of Iron, 2 1/2 grains of Lime and the other Alkaline Phosphates.

ELIXIR PEPSIN, BISMUTH AND STRYCHNIA.

Rx. Pepsin (Hawley's) 256 grs.
Bismuth, Citrat. 64 grs.
Strychniae 1 gr.
Aq. Flor. Auranti 6 oz.
Spirit. Vini Deod. 2 oz.
Aquae 4 oz.
Glycerinae (pure) 2 oz.
Syrupi 2 oz.

Triturate the Pepsin with the water and Glycerin and filter; dissolve the Bismuth in 2 oz. orange flower water with a few drops of Aqua Ammoniae. Dissolve the Strychnia with a few drops of Acetic Acid. Add the Bismuth solution to the Pepsin, then the balance of the fluids, and finally the solution of Strychnia.
Each fluidounce contains: Pepsin 16 grains; Citrate Bismuth, 4 grains; Strychnia 1-16th grains.

FERRO-PHOS. ELIXIR GENTIAN.

Rx. Cort. Auranti 1 oz.
Sem. Coriand. 1 dr.
Macidis 1 dr.
Bad. Gentian 1 oz.
Spts. Vini Deod. 4 oz.
Aquae 4 oz.
Aquae Flor. Aurauti 2 oz.
Syrupi 6 oz.
Ferri Pyrophos 256 grs

Reduce the Roots, Seeds, &c. to a moderately fine powder, pack in a percolator, mix the Spirits and Waters, and percolate 10 ounces. Dissolve the Pyrophosphate of Iron; add the syrup and filter.
Each fluidounce represents 16 grs. Pyrophos. of Iron; 30 grains Gentian.


The American Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. XLIII, 1871, was edited by William Procter, Jr. (Issues 1-4) and John M. Maisch (Issues 5-12).



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