American Journal of Pharmacy, Volume 58

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science., 1886 - Pharmacology
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Page 453 - Dr. Henry B. Baker, Secretary of the Michigan State Board of Health, a pint bottle about two-thirds full of melted ice cream, with the request that I analyze it, as some 18 persons had been seriously affected by eating of it.
Page 455 - ... which was allowed in small quantities, with no bad results. After getting out no one of the victims was able to be in the hot sun for several days, and even yet (about ten days after the poisoning) the heat affects myself. I attended twelve persons, besides being sick myself, and all were affected in pretty much the same way. Several complain yet of inability to retain food on the stomach without distressing them. The man who made the cream took a teaspoonful of it, and he vomited the same as...
Page 516 - ... that the last word has not yet been said on the subject, and the formula " like cures like " may still have another lease of life to run.
Page 197 - ... both paralyze the venous side of the heart, viz., the auricles, and greatly lower the tone of the walls of the veins. The extra amount of blood, therefore, which is driven into the veins through the increased action of the ventricle, is only with great difficulty returned to the ventricle, and here the danger is not so much from failure in the power of the ventricle as in the case of kairin and thallin, as from the danger of bleeding the animal to death into its own veins.
Page 404 - But this beauty serves merely as a guide to birds and beasts, in order that the fruit may be devoured and the manured seeds disseminated : I infer that this is the case from having as yet found no exception to the rule that seeds are always thus disseminated when embedded within a fruit of any kind (that is within a fleshy or pulpy envelope), if it be coloured of any brilliant tint, or rendered conspicuous...
Page 269 - Cocaine in Hay Fever. A lecture delivered at the Chicago Medical College. By Seth S. Bishop, MD, etc. Reprint from the Journal of the American Medical Association. Tlte Druggists' General Receipt Hook; comprising a copious veterinary formulary, numerous recipes in patent and proprietary medicines, druggists...
Page 315 - ... menstruum to saturate the powder and leave a stratum above it. When the liquid begins to drop from the percolator, close the lower orifice, and, having closely covered the percolator, macerate for forty-eight hours. Then allow the percolation to proceed, gradually adding menstruum, until the hydrastis is exhausted.
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Page 456 - ... earlier. The production of the ptomaine is, in all probability, due, either directly or indirectly, to the growth of some micro-organism. In the cheese Dr. Sternberg found a new micrococcus ; but whether or not there is any relation between this organism and the poison remains to be determined. In the cheese, milk, and cream, in all of which I have found the poison, there was present more or less butyric acid, and it may be that there is some intimate relation between butyric acid fermentation...
Page 456 - I took two samples, of one pint each, from a bottle of milk which had already undergone the lactic acid fermentation. These samples were placed in clean glass graduates. To one, a piece of the solid portion of the poisonous custard, about the size of a filbert, and which had been washed with distilled water, was added. To the other no addition was made. These samples stood side by side for forty-eight hours. Both were then tested for tyrotoxicon. The one to which no addition was made gave no crystals,...

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