Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition Page: 46
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46 NOTES ON THE NE WER REMEDIES.
(Bromide of Gold.)
Bromide of gold has been found serviceable in the
treatment of migraine and epilepsy. The dose of the
drug is from ry to - of a grain (o.ooo6 to 0.o06
(Chloride of Gold.)
This salt has of late been employed with success in
the treatment of phthisis and other tubercular affections.
It is claimed to be of special value in lupus, in doses of
1 - of a grain (0.00043 gramme) three times a day.
AURI ET POTASSII BROMIDUM.
(Bromide of Gold and Potassium.)
This new bromine salt is represented by the formula
AuBr3.KBr -- 2H20.
Therapeutic Applications.-Recent studies have
demonstrated that bromide of gold and potassium pos-
sesses valuable therapeutic properties, being highly
serviceable in the treatment of epilepsy and hystero-
Administration.-The gold and potassium bromide is
said to be best administered hypodermatically, the dose
being from 6 to 2 of a grain (0.02 to 0.04 gramme).
Toxicology.-Among the disagreeable effects some-
times produced by the drug may be mentioned chills,
rigor, and pains about the region of the heart, which,
however, are said to soon disappear.
(Monocyanide of Gold.)
The formula of this substance is AuCn. It occurs as
a yellow powder.
Solubility.-This drug is insoluble in water, ether,
Therapeutic Applications.-Monocyanide of gold has
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