The dose is 2 to 5 grains, that of aloin being z to 2 grains.
The patient who has swallowed a toxic or lethal dose of laudanum, for instance, usually passes at once into the narcotic state, without any prior excitement.
When it is used to relieve pain or diarrhoea, if the dose be not taken at the usual time the symptoms of the disease recur with such violence that the remedy is speedily resorted to as the only means of relief, and thus the habit is exceedingly difficult to break off.
Fifteen grains constitute an exceedingly dangerous dose for an adult male of average weight.
Fred was back in town, treating the children to sandwiches before returning to the library for a new dose of historical research.
The dose of the fruit is 30 to 60 grains, and the British Pharmacopoeia contains a tincture with a dose of a to 1 drachm.
Neither finished his beverage; Fred because he was anxious to get going and Dean because he could only take a small dose of the perfumed blend.
Potassii Bicaromas, dose a to gr.
Of the two latter, 300 grains may be given in a dose and i 2 oz.
The injections are made subcutaneously and afterwards intravenously; and, while the dose must be gradually increased, care must be taken that this is not done too quickly, otherwise the antitoxic power of the serum may fall and the health of the animal suffer.