Squibb's Materia Medica

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E. R. Squibb & sons, 1906 - Drugs - 394 pages
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Page 175 - Pharmacopoeia, defined as a colorless mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the methane series, obtained by distilling off the lighter and more volatile portions from petroleum, and purifying the residue.
Page 386 - Proteolytic ferment or enzyme obtained from glandular layer of fresh stomachs of healthy pigs (Sus scrofa). Capable of digesting not less than 3,000 times its own weight of freshly coagulated egg albumin, under the conditions outlined in USP Non-hygroscopic, almost odorless scales or grains, or white or cream-colored powder, without offensive odor, and of slightly acid or saline taste. Soluble almost entirely in about 50 parts water, more freely in water acidulated with hydrochloric acid; insoluble...
Page 109 - The purified air-dried product of the hydrolysis of certain animal tissues, as skin, ligaments and bones, by treatment with boiling water.
Page 164 - Oil of turpentine occurs as a thin colorless liquid, having a characteristic odor and taste, both of which become stronger and less pleasant by age and exposure to air.
Page 215 - Great caution should be observed in handling it, as dangerous explosions are liable to occur when it is heated or subjected to concussion or trituration with organic substances (cork, tannic acid, sugar, etc.), or with sulphur, antimony sulphide, phosphorus, or other easily oxidizable substances.
Page 234 - White, solid, almost odorless fat, of bland taste when fresli but becoming rancid on prolonged exposure. Soluble in 90 parts ether, 2 benzin; insoluble in water or cold alcohol. Used pharmaceutically. Sugar. Saccharum; Saccharose; Sucrose; Cane Sugar. Refined sugar obtained from Saccharum officinarum and from various species or varieties of Sorghum, also from one or more varieties of Beta vulgaris. Soluble in 0.46 part water, 137.2 alcohol; insoluble in ether or chloroform. Sugar, Corn, Grape, Honey...
Page 384 - ... hours, the second one should be followed by a dose of this mixture; the dose to be repeated after every movement that follows. If the movements increase in frequency, or in copiousness, after the second dose of the medicine has been taken, a physician should be sent for at once, and a double dose be taken after each movement, until he arrives. Immediately after taking the first dose, the person should go to bed, and remain there for twelve hours after the diarrhoea has entirely ceased.
Page 374 - Cane sugar easily undergoes alcoholic fermentation, but changes to lactic acid more slowly than milk sugar; it takes on butyric acid fermentation more readily than milk sugar. When milk sugar is converted into glucose and galactose, we physiologically have a gradual conversion into lactic acid, which may aid in the digestion of the proteids, thus giving us a very valuable addition to the means at our command for rendering modified cow's milk digestible. * * * Milk sugar offers less danger of the...
Page 8 - Oleicum; Elaic Acid. Especially recommended for its exceptional quality. Unlike commercial oleic acid often used for medicinal purposes, it contains no more but rather less than the permitted proportions of stearic and palmitic acids. Yellowish or brownish-yellow, oily liquid, becoming darker and absorbing oxygen on exposure. Freely soluble in alcohol, chloroform, benzene, petroleum benzin, and fixed and volatile oils. Because of its freedom from stearin and allied fatty acids, it produces oleates...
Page 30 - It is a purified distillate from American petroleum, consisting of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the marsh-gas series (C5H12, C6HU, and homologous compounds), having a sp.

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