This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics: An Introduction to the National Treatment of Disease", by John Mitchell Bruce. Also available from Amazon: The pharmacology and therapeutics of the materia medica.
Characters. - A clear colourless liquid, odourless, with a strong acid taste and acid reaction.
Dose. - 20 min. to 2 f1.dr.
Hydrobromic acid possesses many of the properties of the bromides, but is less useful than bromide of potassium. It is said to prevent the cerebral symptoms produced by quinine, which it readily dissolves, and the after-effects of morphia, if given with these drugs.