Glyceritum Quininae Sulphas.—Glycerite of Quinine Sulphate.

Related entry: Cinchona wossname

SYNONYMS: Glycerinum quininae sulphas, Glycerin of sulphate of quinine, Glycerole of quinine.

Preparation.—Take, of sulphate of quinine, 24 grains; glycerin, 2 fluid ounces. Triturate the quinine with the glycerin, in a glass mortar, until it is dissolved, and transfer to a vial.

Action and Medical Uses.—This forms an elegant preparation, containing 1 ½ grains of sulphate of quinine to the fluid drachm. It may be used both internally and externally in all cases where quinine is indicated.

King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.