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Subtitle: List of Drugs Selected to Supply the Demand for a Less Extensive Materia Medica and Especially to Serve as a Basis for the Teaching of Materia Medica and Therapeutics and for Examinations on These Subjects by State Licensing Boards, With a Brief Discussion of Their Actions, Uses and Dosage General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1916 Original Publisher: Press of the American Medical Association Subjects: Drugs Materia medica Therapeutics Medical / Clinical Medicine Medical / Drug Guides Medical / Pharmacology Medical / Pharmacy Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: USEFUL DRUGS Acacia (Acac.), Acacia, TJ. S. P. (Gum Arabic). -- A gummy exudation from Acacia Senegal and other African species of acacia. Properties: Acacia occurs in colorless or pale yellowish opaque, brittle, inodorous tears or fragments which are completely soluble in water (1:2), but practically insoluble in alcohol. MUCILAGO ACACIAE (MuCIL. ACAC.), MUCILAGE OF A. CACIA, U. S. P. -- A 35 per cent, solution of acacia in distilled water. Action And Uses: Acacia and its mucilage are used as demulcents and suspending agents in the making of emulsions and mixtures. Acetanilidum (Acetanil.), Acetanilid, U. S. P. (Antifebrin). -- The monacetyl derivative, G, H5NH(CH3CO), of anilin. Properties: Acetanilid is an odorless, crystalline powder, having a slightly burning taste. It is only slightly soluble in water (1: 190), but freely soluble in alcohol (1: 3.4). Incompatibilities: Acetanilid is incompatible with spirit of nitrous ether. It forms a semiliquid mass when triturated with chloral or antipyrin. Action And Uses: Acetanilid is analgesic, antipyretic and, in excessive doses, a cardiac depressa...
|Title:||Useful Drugs||Publisher:||General Books|
|No. of Pages:||140|
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