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January 2, 1937

New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1936, Containing Descriptions of the Articles Which Stand Accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association on January I, 1936

JAMA. 1937;108(1):70-71. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780010080032

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The appearance of the U. S. P. XI made necessary an extensive revision of the 1936 edition of New and Nonofficial Remedies. This seems somewhat paradoxical in view of the name of the Council's valuable book. But the fact is that there have always been included in New and Nonofficial Remedies a great many official drugs. Manufacturers apparently have appreciated the distinction given their brands by Council acceptance, and the public and the medical profession have certainly benefited by the Council's supervision of advertising claims for products the fundamental value of which has already been established. Of the fifty-four therapeutic agents added to the Pharmacopeia, forty-one as nonofficial preparations stood accepted for New and Nonofficial Remedies. The following is a list of the former N. N. R. preparations that are now official in the Pharmacopeia (the new pharmacopeial name is given): Acriflavine, Acriflavine Hydrochloride, Ethylene, Ethyl-hydrocupreine Hydrochloride, Scarlet Fever Antitoxin,

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