Mistura Cretae Composita, B.P.C. Compound Chalk Mixture.
Synonym.—Board of Health Cholera Mixture.
|Compound Aromatic Powder||2.05|||||180 grains|
|Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia||1.88|||||180 minims|
|Tincture of Catechu||6.25|||||1 ¼ fl. ounces|
|Compound Tincture of Cardamoms||3.75|||||360 minims|
|Tincture of Opium||0.62|||||60 minims|
|Chalk Mixture||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Triturate the compound aromatic powder with a small quantity of the chalk mixture, and gradually add sufficient of the latter to produce about 50 (10 fluid ounces); then add the tinctures and spirit, previously mixed together, and make up to the required volume with chalk mixture.
Dose.—30 mils (1 fluid ounce) for an adult; 15 mils (½ fluid ounce) for a child twelve years old; 8 mils (2 fluid drachms) for a child seven years old.