The Propaganda for reform in proprietary medicines (Google eBook)

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American Medical Association, 1908 - 296 pages
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Page 132 - ... nervous asthenia. In neurasthenia, in mild hysteroid affections, in the various neuralgias, particularly ovarian, and in the nervous tremor so often seen in confirmed drunkards, they are of peculiar service. Patients who suffer from irritable or weak heart, needing at times an analgesic, can take them without untoward aftereffects, knowing that the heart is being fortified. In delirium tremens, they relieve when there is great restlessness with insomnia and general lowering of the nerve power.
Page 135 - Guaranteed under the Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906. Serial No. 10.
Page 43 - Prescribed in the same manner, doses and combinations as Pepsin. A Specific for Vomiting in Pregnancy in doses of 10 to 20 grains, and a potent and reliable remedy for the cure of Marasmus, Cholera Infantum, Indigestion. Dyspepsia and Sick Stomach, caused from debility of that organ. It is superior to the Pepsin preparations, since it acts with more certainty, and effects cures where they fail.
Page 132 - ... affections, in the various neuralgias, particularly ovarian, and in the nervous tremor so often seen in confirmed drunkards, it is of peculiar service. In angina pectoris this drug has a beneficial action; it relieves the pain and distress in many cases, even when amyl nitrite and nitro-glycerine have failed entirely. In pseudo-angina frequently observed in hysterical women, its action is all that can be desired.
Page 203 - PeptoMangan (Gude) in the treatment of uncinariasis, were selected on account of their extreme severity, and thus these cases represent the most crucial test to which any iron preparation can be subjected. The results obtained with this treatment were extremely gratifying. In nearly all of the cases we find such notes as these : "Excellent condition,
Page 4 - POWDERS. According to the analyses of the contents of the original sealed packages as purchased, this was found to be a mixture, and to contain the following ingredients approximately in the proportions given: • Acetanilid Caffein 70.
Page 39 - ... ["Hence it is obvious that pancreatic extracts or ferments given by the mouth can be of no value whatever, since the proteolytic ferment at least will undoubtedly be destroyed in the stomach before reaching its normal sphere of action.
Page 132 - I reiterate my assertion regarding Antikamnia & Codeine Tablets, made nearly a year ago. and am daily prescribing them with happiest effects. ' In my practice they accompany the maid from her virgin couch to her lying-in chamber assuaging the perplexities of maidenhood and easing: the trials of maternity with most gratifying results. I earnestly hope that the proprietors of this valuable remedial agent will keep it up to its present standard of purity and excellence.
Page 176 - Stegomyia fasciata has produced an epidemic of yellow fever in certain sections of Louisiana and adjoining states. "Stegomyia punctata has inoculated thousands with virulent malarial germs throughout the balance of the Mississippi Valley. "Tongaline, Mellier, in one of its forms as indicated, antagonizes and destroys the effects of these parasites on account of its extraordinary eliminative action on the liver, the bowels, the kidneys and the pores, whereby the poison is promptly and thoroughly expelled.
Page 132 - There is no remedy so useful and attended with such satisfactory results in the treatment of melancholia with vasomotor disturbances, anemic headaches, emotional distress, and active delusions of apprehension and distrust ; and it also increases the appetite and arterial tension, and promotes digestion, as well as being particularly serviceable in relieving the persistent headache which accompanies nervousness.

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