Pulvis Tragacanthae Compositus. Br. Compound Powder of Tragacanth.
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"Tragacanth, in powder, 15 grammes; Gum Acacia, in powder, 20 grammes; Starch, in powder, 20 grammes; Refined Sugar, in powder, 45 grammes. Mix." Br.
This is applicable to the general purposes of the demulcents, but is chiefly employed in Great Britain as a vehicle for heavy insoluble powders.
Dose, one-half to one drachm (2.0-3.9 Gm.).
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.