This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
Properties : Sodium arsenate occurs as colorless, transparent monoclinic prisms, odorless, and having a mild alkaline taste. It is freely soluble in water (1 :12) and nearly insoluble in alcohol.
Action and Uses: Sodium arsenate has an arsenic action and has been employed in chronic skin diseases and in parasitic diseases of the blood, usually given in the form of solution or pill.
Dosage: 5 mg. or 1/10 grain.