Latin, Cerii Oxalas (Gen., Cerii Oxalatis)

Eng., Cerium Oxalate. A mixture of the oxalates of cerium and other associated elements.

Form

A white or nearly white powder.

Odor And Taste

Odorless and tasteless.

Solubility

Insoluble in water or alcohol.

Average Dose

3 grains (0.2 Gm.).

Therapeutic Action

Antiemetic.

1 White and Martin: Genito-urinary and Venereal Diseases.

Uses

Principally used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting, particularly that of pregnancy. Recommended for certain forms of diarrhea.

Administration

This is used in dry form or suspended in a liquid, either alone or, more frequently, with other agents.

The above dose of the U. S. P. is often exceeded.

Some combinations are illustrated in the following:

In the treatment of postanesthetic vomiting:

Cerii Oxalas Cerium Oxalate 533

or

Cocainae Hydrochlor...........

gr. j

065

Acetanilidi.............

gr. x

650

Cerii Oxalatis...............

gr. xx

1

300 .

M. ft. cht. no. iv.

Sig

One every two hours when indicated.

In suspension in the treatment of nausea:

Cerii Oxalas Cerium Oxalate 534

or

Cocainae Hydrochlor..............

gr.j

065

Cerii Oxalatis............

3ss

2

000

Bismuthi Subnit.............

3j

4

000

Syr. Acaciae...........

Cerii Oxalas Cerium Oxalate 535

30

000

Aquae...................

q. S.Cerii Oxalas Cerium Oxalate 536

90

000

M.

Sig

Tablespoonful every hour till relieved. (Shake-label.)