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3Antimonium Nigrum Purification. Antimonious Sulphide. A purified native sulphide, Sb2 S3; a greyish black powder. From it are made the other preparations.
3Antimonii Oxidum. Antimonious Oxide. Dose, 1 - 2 grs.; 6-12 cgms. Sb4 06, a greyish white powder; insoluble in water.
3Pulvis Antimonialis (James' Powder.). Dose, 3 - 6 grs.; 2 - 4 dgms. - 33.3; Calcium Phosphate, 66.6.
3Antimonium Sulphuratum. Sulphurated Antimony. Dose, 1 - 2 grs.; 6 - 12 cgms.
A mixture of sulphides and oxides, forming a dull red powder. Insoluble in water.
2Antimonium Tartaratum. Tartarated Antimony (Tartar Emetic). Dose, as a diaphoretic, 1/24 - 1/8 gr.; 3 - 8 mgms.: as an emetic, 1 - 2 grs.; 6 - 12 cgms.
A double salt of Antimony and Potassium Tartrate, [K(SbO)C4H4 O2], H2O. Colourless, transparent crystals, with a sweet metallic taste. Soluble 1 in 17 of cold, 1 in 3 of hot water; insoluble in alcohol but moderately so in weak alcohol. Soluble in a solution of the alkaline chlorides.
Incompatibles, hydrochloric, nitric, and sulphuric acids; alkali hydrates and carbonates (prevented by citrates, tartrates, glycerin, sugar and acacia); lime water; salts of most metals; tannic acid, albumin, soap.
1Vinum Antimoniale. Antimonial Wine. Dose, as a diaphoretic, 10 - 30 min.; 1/2 - 2 c.c: as an emetic 2 - 4 fl. dr.; 8 - 15 c.c. - 0.457; boiling Water, 5.028; Sherry, to 100. 2 gr. in 1 fl. oz.
Apomorphinse Hydrochloridumi. Dose,1/10 - 1/4 gr.; 6 - 16mgms. hypodermically 1/20 - 1/10 gr.; 3 - 6 mgms.
An alkaloid derived synthetically from morphine. Small whitish crystals, turning green on exposure to light and air. Soluble, 1 in 60 of water, 1 in 50 of alcohol. The solutions are decomposed on boiling.
1Injectio Apomorphinae Hypodermica. Dose, 5 - 10 min.; 0.3 - 0.6 c.c.
- 1; Diluted Hydrochloric Acid, 1; Water, recently boiled 100. 1 gr. in 110 min.
Aqua Destillata. Distilled Water. (Referred to throughout this book simply as Water).
Araroba. Araroba. (Goa Powder.) A brownish powder found in the trunks of Andira Araroba.
1Chrysarobin. Chrysarobin. A crystalline, inodorous, tasteless, yellow powder, containing varying proportions of chrysophanic acid. Soluble slightly in water, almost entirely so in hot alcohol, completely so in hot chloroform.
4; Benzoated Lard, 96.