Trochisci Olei Crotonis.—Troches of Croton Oil.

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Related entry: Oleum Tiglii (U. S. P.)—Croton Oil

Preparation.—Take of croton oil, 5 minims; starch, 20 grains; sugar, 1 drachm; chocolate, 2 drachms. Mix the oil with the solid ingredients in powder, and add a sufficient quantity of water to form a mass of proper consistence for 30 lozenges.

Action and Medical Uses.—These lozenges are cathartic. Each lozenge contains 1 minim of croton oil.

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