Related entry: Elaterinum (U. S. P.)—Elaterin
Preparation..—"Elaterin, ten grammes (10 Gm.) [154 grs.]; sugar of milk, in moderately fine powder, ninety grammes (90 Gm.) [3 ozs. av., 76 grs.]; to make one hundred grammes (100 Gm.) [3 ozs. av., 231 grs.]. Mix them thoroughly by trituration "—(U. S. P.).
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage..—(See Elaterinum.) Dose, 1/4 to 3/4 grain.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.