The calomel was nearly sure to salivate the patient and cost him some of his teeth.
And then one grain of calomel and one of opium every night for ten successive nights.
Dobbs's seton failed to produce the desired effect, and he, therefore, resorted to blistering and calomel.
One grain of calomel and one of opium for ten successive nights.
Castor oil may be given, and calomel is in some cases, and particularly in childhood, of great service.
If there is constipation, the opium should be mixed with 30 grains of calomel.
"Can't cure a unhappy family with a dose of calomel," said the deacon, acidly.
I'll go out and see him again in a couple of days and give him a dose of calomel.
Mr. Brittan, a young theological student, took a tablespoonful of calomel soon after having had several copious watery discharges.
Quinine and calomel are essentials and may be bought in Nairobi.
old name for mercurous chloride, 1670s, from French calomel, supposedly (Littré) from Greek kalos "fair" + melas "black;" but as the powder is yellowish-white this seems difficult. "It is perhaps of significance that the salt is blackened by ammonia and alkalis" [Flood].
calomel cal·o·mel (kāl'ə-měl', -məl)
A colorless, white or brown tasteless compound used as a purgative and an insecticide. Also called mercurous chloride.