Opium dried at a temperature not exceeding 85° C. (185° F.), and reduced to a moderately fine powder. It ought not to contain less than 12 nor more than 16 per cent. of morphine.

Preparations

U.S.P.

Dose.

Acetum Opii (Black Drop)....................................................

10-15 min. (0.60-1 c.c.)

Opium Denarcotisatum..........................................................

1/4-2 gr. (0.016-0-13 gm.)

Pilulae Opii (Opium 1 gr.; Soap, 1/4 gr., vide p. 523]

One pill.

Pulvis Ipecacuanhae et Opii (1 in 10)....................................

5-15 gr. (0.32-1 gm.)

Tinctura Ipecacuanhae et Opii ..............................................

4-15 min. (0.25-l c.c.)

Tinctura Opii ........................................................................

6 min.

Tinctura Opii Camphorata.....................................................

4-15 min. (0.25-1 c.c.)

Tinctura Opii Deoedorata......................................................

6 min.

Vinum Opii ............................................................................

6 min. (0.37 c.c.)