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On Spermatorrhoea; Its Pathology, Results, and Complications (Paperback) Loot Price: R457 Discovery Miles 4 570
On Spermatorrhoea; Its Pathology, Results, and Complications (Paperback): John Laws Milton
On Spermatorrhoea; Its Pathology, Results, and Complications (Paperback): John Laws Milton

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On Spermatorrhoea; Its Pathology, Results, and Complications (Paperback)

John Laws Milton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 Excerpt: ...strong spirit into a paste, and made into pills. If possible the patient should do this himself. Or the dose may be taken in a little of the Aylesbury condensed milk, or rubbed down with sugar in a mortar, as first recommended, I believe, by Dr. Bumstead.1 Like all strong preparations of hop, lupulin sometimes produces headache, but a few days' use of the remedy generally witnesses a termination of this symptom. (r.) Digitalin may be ranked with this class of sedatives. It requires, however, to be handled with extreme care, from its wellknown power of depressing the action of the heart. Most persons cannot bear more than the fiftieth of a grain at a time, and even this quantity should not be continued long. It may be given dissolved in spirit, or in the form of a pill, although Mr. Squire, in his excellent Companion to the British Pharmacopoeia, is of opinion that it might with advantage have been omitted altogether from the latter work, the dose being, in practical dispensing, as difficult to weigh as it is to test the purity of the drug itself. Of course the latter must be secured, or it is of no use to prescribe the alkaloid, but I am not disposed to think that the difficulty of prescribing it ought to stand in the way. By triturating it previously with liquorice powder, a quarter of a grain may be weighed out, and beyond that it is unnecessary to go. I give below formulae for exhibiting it either in solution or pill.2 It is often of service in those cases of excessive excitement, venereal or purely nervous, which occur occasionally in spermatorrhoea, and used with ordinary care is a perfectly safe remedy. I have prescribed it with very good effect in these emergencies, rapidly subduing the excitement by its aid. In one case the effect was particularly w...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Laws Milton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-97962-0
Barcode: 9781235979620
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-97962-8

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