Oleinatum Quininae, B.P.C. Oleinate of Quinine.
Synonyms.—Oleatum Quininae; Oleate of Quinine.
|Quinine||25.00|||||1 1/4 ounces|
|Oleic Acid, by weight||75.00|||||3 3/4 ounces|
Triturate the quinine in a warm mortar with a small quantity of the oleic acid, until a smooth paste is formed; then add the remainder of the oleic acid, previously warmed, and stir until the quinine is dissolved.
Oleinate of quinine is sometimes mixed with cod-liver oil, in the proportion of 5 decigrams to 30 mils (8 grains to 1 fluid ounce) for application, prior to treatment by X-rays.