Mistura Cascarae, B.P.C. Cascara Mixture.

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Related entry: Cascara - Compound Cascara Mixture.

Synonyms.—Mistura Laxativa; Laxative Mixture.

Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada 6.25 | 1 ¼ fl. ounces
Liquid Extract of Liquorice 6.25 | 1 ¼ fl. ounces
Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia 4.16 | 400 minims
Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix. The ammonia prevents the formation of an unsightly deposit, and the mixture loses its bitter taste after standing several weeks.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (½ to 1 fluid ounce).

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