Glycerinum Cinchonae, B.P.C. Glycerin of Cinchona.

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Related entry: Cinchona

Liquid Extract of Cinchona 20.00 | 4 fl. ounces
Tragacanth, in powder 0.68 | 60 grains
Alcohol 2.50 | ½ fl. ounce
Distilled Water 20.00 | 4 fl. ounces
Glycerin ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix the tragacanth with the alcohol, add the distilled water, shake thoroughly, then gradually add the liquid extract of cinchona and sufficient glycerin to make up to the required volume, and again shake thoroughly. This preparation is of the same strength as Tinctura Cinchonae, containing 1 per cent. of total alkaloids.
Dose.—2 to 4 mils (½ to 1 fluid drachm).

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