This section is from the book "A Text-Book Of Pharmacology, Therapeutics And Materia Medica", by T. Lauder Brunton. Also available from Amazon: A text-book of pharmacology, therapeutics and materia medica.
Characters. - A soft, moist, pasty mass, of a reddish-brown colour.
Dose. - 1/4 to 1/2 ounce.
Use. - As an antidote for arsenic, it should be given in doses of a tablespoonful every five or ten minutes. It may be used in anaemia and amenorrhoea.