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Veratrum in Puerperal Convulsions.

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I had a most persistent case of puerperal convulsions recently which I controlled with the use of veratrum. I gave the specific medicine hypodermically in from ten to fifteen drop doses at varying intervals from one to four hours.

During a period of two or three days I also gave 1/4 grain of morphin twice hypodermically, and once per orum.

C. P. HOCKETT, M. D.


Ellingwood's Therapeutist, Vol. 2, 1908, was edited by Finley Ellingwood M.D.



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