Amylum Iodisatum, B.P.C. Iodised Starch.

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Synonym.—Amylum Iodatum.

Iodine 5.00 | 1 ounce
Starch 95.00 | 19 ounces
Distilled Water ... a sufficient quantity

Triturate the iodine with a little distilled water, add the starch gradually, and continue the trituration until the compound assumes a uniform dark blue or nearly black colour. Dry at a temperature not exceeding 40°, and reduce the product to a fine powder.

Dose.—2 to 5 grammes (30 to 75 grains).

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