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Solution of arsenite of sodium, 256 minims.
Simple elixir, a sufficient quantity.
Mix the solution of arsenite of sodium with enough simple elixir to produce sixteen fluidounces.
Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful:) of the finished elixir contains two minims of solution of arsenite of sodium.
The dose is one fluidrachm (teaspoonful), which may be very cautiously increased if desirable. Use with care.