Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition Page: 66
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66 NOTES ON THE NEWER REMEDIES.
Solubility.-This drug is freely soluble in boiling
Therapeutic Properties.-Cetrarine is a stomachic
medicament, and has been successfully employed in dis-
turbances of digestion ; it is also valuable in anemia and
Administratioh.-This remedy is best given in pill
form, in doses of from 3 to 6 grains (0.2 to 0.4 gramme).
Chinolin, also termed quinolin, is obtained from cin-
chonine or quinine by distillation, but it has also been
synthetically prepared. Its chemical composition is
represented by the formula C9,HN.
Physical Properties.-When pure, chinolin is a color-
less liquid with a characteristic aromatic pungent odor.
It melts at 458.6 F. (237 C.); its sp. gr. is 1.084 at 1380
F. (590 C.).
Solubility.-Chinolin is freely soluble in alcohol,
ether, chloroform, and hot water; it is insoluble or only
slightly soluble in cold water.
Therapeutic Applications.-This drug has been
mainly used as an antiseptic and antizymotic. It has
some antipyretic properties. This remedy has ren-
dered good service in the treatment of diseases of the
Administration.-The dose of chinolin is from 3 to
IO minims (0.2 to o.6 gramme); that of the tartrate,
5 to 15 grains (0.3 to I gramme). For local use this
drug may be applied in solutions of the strength of
1o per cent., made with rectified spirit or with pepper-
1 Many salts of chinolin have been recommended therapeutically, the
principal one being the tartrate, which is soluble in cold water in the pro-
portion of I to 70 or 8o parts. The tartate is alleged to have clone good in
whooping-cough in doses of Is grains (o.9 gramme) every three hours, and
in malarial fever in doses of 15 grains (I gramme), in divided amounts, three
hours before the expected paroxysms.
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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/m1/65/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.