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Tasteless Syrup of

Amorphous Quinine (Lyons).

NEVER PRODUCES Sick Stomach nor unpleasant Head Symptoms.

ALWAYS PRODUCES the same therapeutic effect as Sulphate of Quinine.

It is the active principle of Amorphous Quinine; teaspoorful equals two grains of the Sulphate.

Specially adapted for Children and also for Ladies who dislike to take capsules and who complain of the Sulphate hurting their head.

PHYSICIANS often wish to make palatable tonics for their female and youthful patients, and will here find some excellent combinations,

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FEBRILINE will combine with Antifebrin, Antikamnia, or any other powder, syrup or fluid extract which does not contain acid or alcohol. Acids and alcohol, in any form or quantity, will develop the bitter taste.




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Pure Drugs.

The surgeon usually has sufficient acumen to recognize the fact that his instruments must be thoroughly reliable if creditable results are to be reached, and after some years of experience he learns to regard a certain manufacturer's products reliable, and usually purchases his supplies from that source until some accident reveals to him that his confidence has been misplaced. Not so with the physician, who writes a prescription for his patient and sends him out to get it filled by whom and where he will, or who, for motives of economy, purchases for his own dispensing, cheap pharmaceutic products which must needs be uncertain in their effect.-The Journal.

Acute Tonsillitis.

The study of the diseases of the tonsils has the great drawback in that one text-book or system will give a name to a certain condition, and another work will have another name for the same trouble, and when the literature of a certain phase of the condition is to be investigated often a great deal of valuable time is consumed in exactly locating the right disease. This seems to be especially so in reference to diseases of the tonsils, and that particular trouble called acute tonsillitis or quinsy, amygdalitis or obstructive tonsillitis.

A few observations in reference to the symptoms, and the treatment will be discussed in a brief way, and the results as generally derived will possibly be beneficial to some of the profession.

The tonsils are generally known as lymphatic glands, but their function is not positively known, and for that reason some have a doubt about removing them when diseased, but from general information concerning them, the ap

parent health of the person does not seem to be deranged, but, if anything, seems to be benefited. A great many tonsils are removed, regardless of the cause or condition of them, and after the present attack has healed there are frequently other attacks. In all cases the position and size of the tonsil should be carefully located and studied before any operative proceedings are instituted.

In acute tonsillitis the inflammation may attack the mucous membrane, covering the tonsil, or it may be confined in the crypts of the organ, or it may involve the whole substance of the gland. It is frequently confined to only one side, but both glands may become the seat of the inflammation. The mucous membrane covering the tonsils, the pillars of fauces, and a portion of the pharynx is red, and swollen, and the uvula is swollen and elongated. The causes of this condition are generally attributed to rheumatism, chronic enlargement, or exposure, but errors of diet and irregular menses, and a strumous diathesis are often traceable causes, and before a perfect cure can be effected the cause must be attacked as well as the symptoms. One attack seems to predispose to another.

The symptoms complained of are so variable that from the subjective symptoms given by the patient no positive diagnosis can be made. The patient will complain of a restriction in the fauces, difficulty in swallowing, general malaise, pains in the back and limbs, and pain in moving the jaws. There may be great depression, cold perspiration, insomnia, and even delirium. In the beginning of the attack there is a dryness and pricking sensation, followed by pain, which is increased on deglutition. Sometimes there is partial deafness, the sense of smell and taste are obtunded, and high fever, which will go as high as 103°, 104° or 105° F.

Examination of the parts show a dry and thickly coated tongue, the mucous membranes of the mouth red and swollen, the tonsil large and swollen, and all the movements of the mouth restricted in action. On account of the pain in opening the mouth it is often necessary to use a good tongue de(Continued on page 980.)


ROGERS CITY, MICH, August 2, 1897. Since first prescribing McArthur's Syrup of the Hypophosphites in 1893 I have continued to use it in preference to all other of the Hypophosphite Syrups, because it is more palatable. The patient likes it better. The results are uniform, it never fails when the hypophosphites are indicated. I like the size and get-up of the bottle, and my druggist keeps it on hand for me continually as I prescribe it almost every day.


BREESPORT, N. Y., June 17, 1897. I am happy to state that I have prescribed McArthur's preparation for the past year and found it never producing unsatisfactory results, especially in phthisis pulmonalis. I can conscientiously recommend McArthur's Syr. Hypophos. Comp. to the medical profession.


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MUNCIE, IND., June 12, 1897. The sample of your Syrup of Lime and Soda Hypophosphites, which was left at my office by your agent, was used in the treatment of my daughter, whose nutrition was very defective, and had resulted in general debility and marked emaciation, and she was so much improved by the sample that I continued its use in her case, and with such gratifying results that I immediately ordered my druggist to keep it in stock for me, and I now prescribe it in all cases of neuro-muscular debility and defective nutrition, and I take pleasure in recommending its use to the profession in all cases requiring a restorative.

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pressor and reflected light. If there is a suppurative process going on, an abscess forming in the tonsil, the organ will have a glazed appearance, which may show shortly before rupture a small white area, which indicates the point of rupture. If the follicles are occluded by any material there will be seen a white coat over it, and the spaces will be filled with the same material, which has often been diagnosed diphtheria, an almost inexcusable mistake.

In scarlet fever, measles, diphtheria and small-pox there is an acute tonsillitis, but careful observation, and noticing other symptoms will differentiate these from the acute form of tonsillitis.

The great treatment in this trouble, as well as in other diseases, is prophylactic, especially in those who have had more than one attack. A majority of those suffering from this trouble suffer a great Ideal from chronic constipation and dyspepsia, and as these troubles are regulated and cured by the proper treatment the tonsillitis will disappear, and the attacks will become fewer and milder. As an abortional remedy guaiacum seems to hold a well-earned reputation, and often is very efficacious, and the salicylates can be classed in the same category. Painting the tonsil with nitrate of silver, and the internal use of aconite, belladonna, and opium have in some cases aborted the trouble.

The direct treatment of the trouble, when it is discovered that it can not be aborted, is to empty any abscess that is formed, and even if the incision does not allow the escape of pus it relieves the pain, and, also, has the result of hastening the discharge. Then the tonsil should be treated with a local antiseptic, and in strong solutions often repeated. If the follicles are full of the yellow cheesy matter they should be emptied either by inserting the probe into the crypt and evacuating the material, or another very good way which can be used at the physician's office, which is supplied with a spray apparatus, is to put the point of the spray in the follicle, and either with only air, or better, some mild saline solution wash out all the crypts, and this will be found to be less painful to the patient than the use of the probe.

A great many of the cases if a strong astringent is used will hasten a cure, and for this purpose Kennedy's Concentrated Extract of Pinus Canadensis seems to be the most reliable, and the proper way to use it is to make a good swab and thoroughly paint all the fauces. It can be diluted one-half with water, or used in full strength. In a ten per cent solution it can be used in the atomizer very nicely, and at home by the patient. After the follicles have been thoroughly cleansed out, if this Kennedy's Pinus Canadensis is painted into the different openings the astringent action will prevent the re-formation of the cheesy matter. This diluted to one-fourth strength, makes a good gargle for general inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth.

The bowels should be thoroughly emptied and kept freely open during the attack, and the diet should be very nutritious, and plenty of it. Out-door exercise, when the body is thoroughly covered, is a great curative agent, and the throat should not be muffled in several layers of cloth, only enough to keep it warm, but not sufficient to cause the neck to perspire.

The tonsil for this trouble should never be excised while in a state of active inflammation, for on account of the swelling all the parts are so distorted that you do not know exactly how much of the gland is really removed until the inflammation has healed. Wait until the tonsil is well from that attack, and then cut off as much as is deemed necessary.-DR. F. S. TWITTY, in New Albany Medical Herald.

Incompatibility of Hydrochlorate of Cocaine and Nitrate of Silver. If cocaine is to be used with nitrate of silver, the nitrate must be used, instead of the hydrochlorate, as the latter causes an insoluble precipitate of silver to be deposited.-Nouv. Remedes.

Reflex Irritation.

Dr. F. Baum, Kansas City, Kan., writes: I know nothing equal to Peacock's Bromides for epilepsy, nervous excitement, or any trouble depending on reflex irritations.



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