Trituratio Podophylli. Trituratio Santonini et Podophylli.
Trituratio Podophylli.—Trituration of Podophyllin.
Preparation.—Take of resin of podophyllum, 1 part; sugar of milk, 99 parts; to make, 100 parts. Mix thoroughly by trituration. This forms the first centesimal trituration (1). To prepare the first decimal (1 x): Take of resin of podophyllum, 10 parts; sugar of milk, 90 parts; to make 100 parts. Mix thoroughly by trituration.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Resina Podophylli.) These preparations are extensively used in Eclectic practice. The dose of the first centesimal (1) is from 1 to 10 grains; of the first decimal (1 x), 1 to 3 grains.
Trituratio Santonini et Podophylli.—Trituration of Santonin and Podophyllin.
Preparation.—Take of santonin, 10 grains; resin of podophyllum, 2 grains; white sugar (or milk sugar), 2 drachms. Mix thoroughly by trituration. Divide into 20 powders (see Scudder's Prac. of Med.).
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This trituration is an admirable form for administering santonin, with a laxative, for the removal of intestinal worms. The dose is 1 powder, night and morning. Each powder contains about 6 ½ grains of the trituration, representing ½ grain of santonin and 1/10 grain of resin of podophyllum.