Fever medicines reduce fever by increasing the secretions of urine and perspiration, and by reducing the action of the heart to some extent.

Common fever powder:

49. - Nitre in powder, 3 to 5 grains. Tartar emetic, 1/4 grain.

Mix, and put dry on the dog's tongue every night and morning.

More active powder:

50. - Calomel, i to 1 1/2 grain. Nitre, 3 to 5 grains. Digitalis, 1/2 to 1 grain.

Mix, and give once or twice a day, in the same way; or made into a pill with confection.

Fever mixture:

51. - Nitre, 1 drachm.

Sweet spirit of nitre, 8 drachms. Mindererus' spirit, 1 ounce. Camphor mixture, 6i ounces.

Mix, and give two tablespoonuls every six hours.