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SYNONYM: Catarrh snuff.
Preparation.—"Morphine hydrochlorate, forty-one centigrammes (0.41 Gm.) [6.8 grs.]; acacia, in fine powder, twenty-five grammes 25 Gm.) [386 grs.]; bismuth subnitrate, seventy-five grammes (75 Gm.) [2 ozs. av., 282 grs.]. Mix them intimately by trituration"—(Nat. Form.).
Action and Medical Uses.—As its name indicates, this powder is designed by the framers of the formula, as a soothing snuff for nasal catarrh.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.