“He gave me a blue pill, which he said was an antihistamine,” said Chelan.
Grey powder, blue pill, and calomel are the three forms in one or other of which mercurials are commonly given.
A complete substitute for blue pill and free from any danger.
Half a grain of calomel may be regarded as equivalent to two grains of grey powder or blue pill.
There was the Earl of Lansmere,—has had many a blue pill from me, sinner that I was.
What an amount of mercury, in the form of blue pill, has been given to the generation now passing away!
I presume the blue pill is a pretty exact equivalent to this preparation.
As an alterative, it was found incomparably more efficacious than the blue pill, being more certain and regular in its operation.
Better far these moments of out-door recreation than blue pill or bitters.
But if a person would be always bilious, let him be often taking calomel, or blue pill, or active purges.