SYNONYM: Pills of nitroglycerin.
Preparation.—"Spirit of glonoin (U. S. P.), six and one-half grammes (6.5 Gm.) [100 grs.]; althaea, in fine powder, six and one-half grammes (6.5 Gm.) [100 grs.]; confection of rose (U. S. P.), a sufficient quantity. Mix the spirit of glonoin intimately with the powdered althaea, expose the mixture for a short time to the air, so that the alcohol may evaporate, then make a pill mass by means of confection of rose, and divide it into 100 pills. Each pill contains 1/100 grain of glonoin (nitroglycerin)"—(Nat. Form.).
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Spiritus Glonoini.)
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.