fluidextract


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fluidextract

 [floo″id-ek´strakt]
a liquid preparation of a vegetable drug, containing alcohol as a solvent or preservative, or both, of such strength that each milliliter contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard drug it represents.

flu·id·ex·tract

(flū'id-eks'trakt), Avoid the incorrect form fluid extract.
Pharmacopeial liquid preparation of vegetable drugs, made by percolation, containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative, or both, and so made that each 1 mL contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard drug that it represents.
Synonym(s): liquid extract

fluidextract

/flu·id·ex·tract/ (floo″id-ek´strakt) a liquid preparation of a vegetable drug, containing alcohol as a solvent or preservative, of such strength that each milliliter contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard drug it represents.

fluidextract

(flo͞o′ĭd-ĕk′străkt′)
n.
A concentrated alcohol solution of a drug of such strength that each milliliter contains the equivalent of one gram of the dry form of the drug.

flu·id·ex·tract

(flū'id-eks'trakt) Avoid the incorrect two-word form fluid extract.
Pharmacopeial liquid preparation of vegetable drugs, made by percolation, containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative, or both, and so made that each 1 mL contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard drug that it represents.
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The United States Pharmacopeia described fluidextracts as liquid preparations containing alcohol as a solvent or preservative, or both, that are made so that 1 ml of the liquid contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 gram of the standard material used to make it.
Fluidextracts were recognized as medicines that were easy to make, use and transport.
Fluidextracts represent a 1:1 ratio of herb to extract with traditional tinctures typically found in ratios of 1:5 or 1:10.