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Title: American journal of pharmacy
Year: 1829 (1820s)
Authors: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science
Contributing Library: Gerstein – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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ater facility is given forthoroughly incorporating the medicinal substances prescribed.I have found that the best mode of making suppositories, is tohave the moulds very cold, so that on pouring the melted mix-ture into them, it becomes immediately solidified, and the sus-pended powder is thereby prevented from settling, which it isalmost certain to do, if paper moulds are used. The mouldsmay be made cold by placing them on the ice for tvk^o or threeminutes, previous to using them. The subject of the best form for suppositories having beenreferred to me, I have made some experiments in relation thereto.It occurred to me that an improvement might be made on theordinary form^ of suppositories, (a simple cone,) by having themso shaped as to fit an instrument for inserting them. Actingupon this idea, I have procured metallic moulds, which are here-with shown, for making them of the shape of the annexed figure,a, as also an instrument for inserting them, which I have calleda suppositer, h.
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It will be seen that they can be used either with or withoutthis instrument. EXTEMPORANEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. 203 Suppositories made in these moulds, of butter of cocoa, weightwenty-five grains each, and can be medicated in any mannerthe physician may direct. I will only add that they have been used by several physicians,who express themselves much pleased with them. ON SEVERAL EXTEMPORANEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. By William H. H. Githens.(An Inaugural Essay presented to the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.) INTRODUCTION.Having observed a great want of stability in the mixtures ofextract of cannabis indica, resin of guaiacum and balsam oftolu, as called for by the usual extemporaneous prescriptions ofphysicians, it occurred to me that much more elegant prepara-tions might be introduced to take the place of some of those nowin use. And also, having experienced difficulty in compoundingcertain substances, so as to produce a mass with satisfactorypilular consistence, I
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