INFECTIONS IN PAREGORIC ADDICTS.

@article{Oerther1964INFECTIONSIP,
  title={INFECTIONS IN PAREGORIC ADDICTS.},
  author={Frederick J. Oerther and Jessica L. Goodman and Abe Lerner},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1964},
  volume={190},
  pages={
          683-6
        }
}
PAREGORIC, which contains 130 mg of opium per ounce, is now the major narcotic used in Detroit. Its use as an illegal opium source has developed within the last four years (Table 1). Paregoric is ahydroalcoholic solution containing not more than 129.6 mg of powdered opium per 29.573 ml ( 1 fluid oz) or per 283 gm with anise oil, benzoic acid, and camphor. Until April 20, 1964, paregoric was an exempt narcotic in Michigan, and could be purchased at pharmacies without prescription. The drug is… Expand
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