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Uses. - It is very commonly taken to relieve feelings of faint-ness and depression, and is much safer than alcohol, which might otherwise be employed. It may be used also for other purposes instead of carbonate of ammonium, to which it has a similar action.
B.P. Liquor Ammonii Acetatis Fortior. Strong Solution of Acetate of Ammonium. Sp. gr. 1.073. Dose
25 to 75 minims.