Suppositoriae (Suppositories)

Preparations in suitable form for introduction into and retention in the rectum or vagina and so mixed with a base (generally Oleum Theobro-matis) that they shall be solid under ordinary conditions, but shall melt or liquefy after introduction. One only is official in U. S. P.:

Suppositoria Glycerini; base, stearic acid.

Syrupi (Syrups)

Liquid preparations of drugs consisting chiefly of a concentrated aqueous solution of sugar. There are 30 official in U. S. P.

Examples: Syrupus Aurantii, Syrupus Rhei.

The dose of all is about 1 fl

Syrupi Syrups 104

; 4 c.c., or rather more excepting Syrupus

Ferri Bromidi, Ferri Iodidi, and Scillae Compositus, when it is 5 to 30

Syrupi Syrups 105

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.30 - 2.00 c.c.

Tincturae (Tinctures)

Solutions in alcohol or diluted alcohol of the soluble constituents of substances which are not volatile. (The U. S. P. includes also, as an exception, the alcoholic solution of iodine.) They are prepared by -

(a) Maceration; e.g. Tinctura Opii Camphorata.

(b) Percolation; e.g. Tinctura Lavandulae Composita.

(c) Maceration and percolation; e.g. Tinctura Opii.

(d) Simple mixing of ingredients; e.g. Tinctura Ipecacuanhae et Opii.

Tinctures containing only one active substance are simple. The rest are compound; e.g., Tinctura Catechu Composita.

Some are compound, although it is not expressed in their name; e.g., Tinctura Aloes.

The tinctures of the U. S. P. are:

Dote.

Tinctura Aconiti..........................

1/2 - 5 Tincturae Tinctures 106 ; .03 - .30 c.c.

- Iodi.........

1 - 5 Tincturae Tinctures 107 ; .06 - .30 c.c.

- Cantharidis...................................

1 - 15 Tincturae Tinctures 108 ; .06 - 1.00 c.c.

- Veratri Viridis.........................

2- 10 Tincturae Tinctures 109 ; .12 - .60 c.c.

- Strophanthi..............................

- Ipecacuanhas et Opii ....

3 - 15 Tincturae Tinctures 110 ; .20 - 1.00 c.c.

- Opii.........

3 - 20 Tincturae Tinctures 111 ; .20 - 1.20 c.c.

- Deodorati......................

- Arnicae Radici...........................

5 - 10 Tincturae Tinctures 112 ; .30 - .60 c.c.

- Nucis Vomicae................................

5 - 20 Tincturae Tinctures 113 ; .30 - 1.20 c.c.

- Opii Camphorata

child adult

3 - 20 Tincturae Tinctures 114 ; .20 - 1.20 c.c. 1 - 4 fl Tincturae Tinctures 115 ; 4.00 - 15.00C.C.

- Belladonnae Foliarum ....

5 - 30 Tincturae Tinctures 116 ; .30 - 2.00 c.c.

- Scillae...........................

- Stramonii Seminis.................................

- Cannabis Indicae...............................

- Digitalis...................................

- Lobeliae...........................

- Ferri Chloridi.............................

5 - 60 Tincturae Tinctures 117 ; .30 - 4.00 c.c.

- Capsici........................................

- Physostigmatis...............................

10 - 30 Tincturae Tinctures 118 ; .60 - 2.00 c.c.

- Colchici Seminis................................

- Arnicae Florum..................................

- Gelsemii.................................

15 - 60 Tincturae Tinctures 119 ; 1.00 - 4.00 c.c.

- Moschi.................................

- Zingiberis..................................

- Aloes...............................................

- Myrrhae.................................

- Guaiaci..........................

30 - 60 Tincturae Tinctures 120 ; 2.00 - 4.00 c.c.

- Ammoniata.............................

- Lavandulae Composita . . . .

- Asafoetidae.......

- Benzoini..............................

- Composita........................

- Kino.............................

1/4 - 2 fl Tincturae Tinctures 121 ; 1.00 - 8.00 c.c.

- Lactucarii..........................................

Dose.

Tinctura Chiratae...............

1/2 - 2 fl Tincturae Tinctures 122 ; 2.00 - 8.00 c.c.

- Cimicifugae......................

- Cinchonae........................

- Valerianae.........................

- Ammoniata.........................

- Quassiae.........................

- Quillajae..........................

- Hydrastis.........................

- Serpentariae..........................

- Kranmeriae............................

- Catechu Composita . . . .

- Cubebae................................

1/2 - 3 f l Tincturae Tinctures 123 ; 2.00 - 12.00 c.c.

- Sanguinariae.......................

- Tolutana................................

1 -2 fl Tincturae Tinctures 124 ; 4.00 - 8.00 c.c.

- Croci...................................

- Humuli..........................

- Cinnamomi................................

- Aurantii Dulcis................................

- Gallae............................

- Aurantii Amari.............................

- Cardamomi..................................

- Rhei Aromatica.............................

1 -3 fl Tincturae Tinctures 125 ; 4.00 - 12.00 c.c.

- Cinchonas Composita ....

1 - 4 fl Tincturae Tinctures 126 ; 4.00 - 15.00 c.c.

- Rhei.........

- Calendulae.........................................

- Aloes et Myrrhae...............................

1 -2 1/2 fl Tincturae Tinctures 127 ; 4.00 - 10.00 c.c.

- Calumbae........................

1 - 4 fl Tincturae Tinctures 128 ; 4.00 - 15.00 c.c.

- Hyoscyami......................

- Sumbul.............................

- Gentianae Composita ....

- Bryoniae...........................

2 - 4 fl Tincturae Tinctures 129 ; 8.00 - 15.00 c.c.

- Cardamomi Composita ....

- Rhei Dulcis..............................

1/4 - 1 fl Tincturae Tinctures 130 ; 8.00 - 30.00 c.c.

- Matico.......................................

1/2 - 1 fl Tincturae Tinctures 131 ; 15.00 - 30.00 c.c.

- Vanillae........................................

Flavoring.

- Pyrethri.....................................

Externally.