Pilula Ipecacuanha cum Scilla. Br. Pill of Ipecacuanha with Squill.

Related entry: Pill of Ipecacuanha with Urginea - Ipecac - Squill

Pilules d'Ipecacuanha et de Scille, Fr.; Brechwurzel-Meerzwiebelpillen, G.

"Compound Powder of Ipecacuanha, 30 grammes; Squill, in powder, 10 grammes; Ammoniacum, in powder, 10 grammes; Syrup of Glucose, a sufficient quantity. Mix to form a mass. This Pill contains about 5 per cent. of Opium." Br.

This is an old-fashioned combination of expectorants, intended for chronic bronchitis, but scarcely in keeping with modern practice.

Dose, from five to ten grains (0.32-0.65 Gm.).

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.