Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition Page: 31
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ANTIH YDR OPIN.-ANTIP YRAIN.
and strychnine, external heat, and inhalations of oxygen
should be resorted to.
Antilydropin, a crystalline body whose chemical nature
has not been determined as yet, is thought to be the
active principle of Batta orientalis, or the common
Therapeutic Applications.-This new agent has been
chiefly used as a diuretic in dropsical affections.
Administration.-The daily dose of antihydropin is
from IO to 20 grains (o.6 to 1.3 grammes).
This drug, also known as salicyl-bromanilid, is com-
posed of salicylanilid and bromo-acetanilid. It is really
a mixture of I part each of bromide of ammonium
and salicylic acid and 2 parts of antifebrin or acetan-
ilid. It is also termed salbromalid.
Therapeutic Applications.-Antinervin has been
recommended as an anodyne, especially in cases of
neuralgia, when phenacetin and antipyrin fail to do any
Administration.-The dose of antinervin is given as
15 grains (I gramme).
The scientific name of this drug is dimcthyloxyquini-
inh', phcny/dimethylpyrazolon, or dc'hydrodimethylphenyld-
pyra.in. It has similarly been-called analgesin, metho-
zin, and phenazon. Antipyrin is a derivative of coal-tar,
its chemical composition being CHN7N CH
or CH12NO20. It can also be prepared synthetically.
Physical Properties.-Antipyrin is a reddish-white
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Cerna, David. Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition, book, 1894; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143542/m1/30/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.