Elixir of valerianate of ammonium with cinchonidine, 8 fluidounces.

Elixir of valerianate of ammonium with pyrophosphate of iron, 8 fluidounces.

Strychnine, 1 1/4 grains.

Acetic acid, a sufficient quantity.

Triturate the strychnine in a mortar with acetic acid in amount sufficient to effect its solution, and add this to the elixirs, having previously mixed them together. Use precautions suggested with elixir of valerianate of ammonium with cinchonidine and pyrophosphate of iron.

Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful) of the finished elixir contains two grains of valerianate of ammonium, one-half grain of pyrophosphate of iron, one-half grain of cinchonidine, and one-hundredth grain of strychnine. The alkaloids exist as acetates.