This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics Inorganic Substances", by Charles D. F. Phillips. Also available from Amazon: Materia medica and therapeutics.
Unguentum cadmii iodidi (contains 62 gr. in 1 oz. of simple ointment). Cadmii sulphas: dose, 1/12 to 1/2 gr.; for col-lyrium, 1/2 to 4 gr. in 1 oz. of rose-water (Fronmuller); for ointment, 4 gr. in 1 oz. of lard; for injection, 2 gr. in 1 oz. of water; these formulae seem somewhat inconsistent with Bouchardat's statement that the salt is ten times as powerful as the sulphate of zinc.
[Preparations, U. S. P. - Cadmium and Cadmii sulphas.]