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Pulvis Kino Compositus. Br. Compound Powder of Kino.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Kino

Pulvis Kino et Opii Compositus, N. F., Compound Powder of Kino and Opium; Pulvis Kino cum Opio, Br. 1804; Powder of Kino and Opium; Poudre de Kino Opiacee, Fr.; Kinopulver mit Opium, G.

"Kino, in powder, 75 grammes; Opium, in powder, 5 grammes; Cinnamon Bark, in powder, 20 grammes. Mix. This Powder contains 5 per cent. of Opium." Br.

The N. F. powder is practically identical with the Br..

This is an anodyne astringent powder, useful in some forms of diarrhea, but of which the composition would be better left to extemporaneous prescription, as the proportion of the ingredients should vary with the circumstances. Twenty grains contain one grain of opium.

Dose, from five to twenty grains (0.32-1.3 Gm.).


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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