A preparation is syrupus ferri phosphatis cum quinina et strychnine, containing gr.
Garlic may also be prescribed as an extract consisting of the inspissated juice, in doses of 5-io grains, and as the syrupus allii aceticus, in doses of 1-4 drachms. This last preparation has recently been much extolled in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis or phthisis.
Flavoured syrups are made by adding flavouring matter to a simple syrup. For instance, syrupus aromaticus is prepared by adding certain quantities of orange and cinnamon water to simple syrup. Similarly, medicated syrups are prepared by adding medicaments to, or dissolving them in, the simple syrup. Golden syrup is the uncrystallizable fluid drained off in the process of obtaining refined crystallized sugar.
The syrupus ferri phosphatis cum quinina et strychnina (Easton's Syrup) contains IIths of a grain of quinine in each drachm, that is, in each dose.
Its preparations are: (a) Syrupus ferri phosphatis (strength, I gr.
Of ferrous phosphate in each fluid drachm); (b) Syrupus ferri phosphatis cum quinina et strychnina, " Easton's syrup " (iron wire 75 grs., concentrated phosphoric acid 10 fl.
Syrupus ferri iodidi, iron wire, iodine, water and syrup (strength, 5.5 gr.
The Syrupus ferri phosphatis Co.