Table of the Effects of Medicines

[ Table of the Effects of Medicines ] Dr. William James Almon

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Dr. William James Almon

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
gonorrhea
hemorrhage
ulcers
discharge
soreness
ardor urine
paroxysm
hysteria
inflammatory
pain
convulsions
heaving
vomiting
venereal ulcers
eruptions

Ingredients
gum arabic
calomel
asafoetida
ether
emetica
draught
astringent

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Dr. William James Almon
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Almon Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,045

Description

A table of medicines used on illness and particular patients with an assessment of their efficacy, pp. 95-97.


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Transcription

Medicines

Effect

Diseases

Names

Gum: Arabic:

… Cured (.soon.) ...

a Gonorrhea...

_______

[of: Lini S: J]    in

Gum: Arabic    formu-

Bol: [Anmin]    -la

Cured soon…..

Hemorrhagia [Nipritica]

Samuel Provin ….

[Ung: Mirur f Zi]

Cured by saturation

[Venl] Ulcers in [y] Throat

_ Homo-

Gum: Arabic [et]

Inject: Calomel...

Cured

        in 3 Weeks…...

Gonorrhea

[Invenri]

Gum: Arabic

Cured in 2 Weeks

a Gonorrhea / 2 Weeks standg

[Muluir Elat:] 60

Gum: Arabic

Cured in 10 days _

a Gonorrhea

Homo: [Etat] 32.

Sacch: Saturn [gx]

Aq: font. [Zviy M]

as Injection _

used for [ye furit] four days lessened the discharge [Entimased] the soreness & Ardor Urine

suspended the

use of it and cont-

-inuted the G. Arab

only which effected a cure

Idem

G: Assafoetid in

larges doses __

Nor

V__ [L] ___

Empl: [Vericator]

Ether Vitriol

Emetica

did not stop the

Paroxysms_

… do

… do

… do

__ do

Hysteria in a

Girl of

not yet menstrual

ed: delicate fibre

and has been much

troubled with the

Inflam[atory] Rheum

-atism __

Almira Morris

was attack’d on the

3rd May. great pain in

her stomach, heaving

of [the] Breast: very frequ-

-ent convulsions, violent, and lasting

G: Assafoetid-

P: Castor [a a Zi]

in [lister] XXX: Cap[r]

[w Om nora]

this was given

on the 3rd day of

the disease with

good effect

The Intervals longer

fits less [riden] and

in 4th day of [the] Disease

they ceased entirely.

May 8 Fits entirely

stopp’d - very [posture]

[Qn & 18th dc Elixr Alcer]

[Rl]: Gum: & [Rufiwas]

given without any effect

Calomel: g. V

[Pul. parg. Zden]

Bolo___

removed the Costiveness and brought away five worms _ [tiris] [the]. 10 some

more: as also some a few days after

   

V - S: & Purging

[Emp]: [Vesicatis]

Cort [Pervus] in large

dose[s]

did not cure a

periodical cure-

Cured

[E]cphalgia Interm

-ittent[is]: quatodiana

the above __

John Bremner

Plethoric Habit-

Medicines

Effect

Diseases

Names

[Pivirius’s] Draughts

did not stop

a Vomit[ing] Purpl[ish] state

Mrs Langly

Opium

do

do

do

Tinct: Peruvian [w]ax

did

do

do

Sol: M[er]: Plen[ck]

Decoct

Garg: of Mercur

Corros it [N Mymh]

did cure

Venereal Ulcers of the

tonsils and parts adjacent

of long standing had

resisted Other Medicines

with the Bark

Mr. [Eilsil]

Ol: Vitriol cum

[Ax ung Porcin in]

formul Ung

Cured

Itch

in several cases

Merc: Calcin at

in pike Opio-

[it] Aq: Marin-

in lotione

Cured

A Most obstinate

Eruption which

had baffled the

Whole class of Altera-

-tives

Mr. Clark.

Tinct: [shebaic Zi]

Aq: fontan [Zoy M]

fiat Injectionem

Cured expeditiously

a Gonorrhea

In two Men of the Royal Artillery

Spirit Vin Rect: [Zi]

Aq: fontan [Zoy M]

fiat Injectionem

Cured expeditiously

A Gonorrhea it Ardor

Urin[e]

two Men in A[o]

[Medicines]

Effect

Diseases

Names

VJ_ Astringents

[as Coleoth] Vitriol

[For]: Japon

Sang Dracon

Alum, [Rhi]

spec Aromat

in formula

did not stop a

Hemorrh: Uterina _ tho

they suppressed it for

a few days, after which

it returned more evident

Hemorrh: Uterein

Mrs. [Morse]

aged

[C]at [Thebaic[

G[irks] Ipecaca-it

Sal Nitre inform

Cured…….

the Cortex was afterwards

administered as a corroberant

do

 

Extract: [Thebarc-it]

Sacch: Saturn in

Formula pilul[e]

Cured

do

 
Annotations
John Bremner
See also "John Bremner Case with Medicines," Manuscript Notebook of Dr. William James Almon, pp. 59-60.