Pharmacopoeia in usum Institutionis pro Oculis Mancuniensis

Scope and Content

2 folios of medicines in use at the Manchester Eye Hospital, where Windsor held the role of surgeon from 1815 for approximately 40 years.

The medicines include: pulveres purgantes [purging powders] (for different age groups); pulvis emeticus [emetic powder]; pulvis rhei et magnesia [magnesia & rhubarb powder]; pulvis antimonii comp [compound antimony powder]; pilulae purgantes [purging pills]; pilulae antimonii cum opio et hydrargyri submuriatis [antimony pills with opium & submuriate of mercury]; pilulae hydrargyri cum opio [mercury pills with opium]; pilulae cinchonae [pills of Peruvian bark]; collyrium aluminis [alum eyewash]; collyrium ammoniae acetatis [eyewash of ammonium acetate]; collyrium argenti nitratis [silver nitrate eyewash]; collyrium cupri ammniati [ammoniacal copper eyewash]; collyrium cupri sulphatis comp [eyewash of copper sulphate compound]; collyrium hydrargyri submuriatis [eyewash of submuriate of mercury]; collyrium plumbi subacetatis [eyewash of subacetate of lead]; collyrium zinci sulphatis [eyewash of sulphate of zinc]; collyirum zinci sulphatis compos [eyewash of compound sulphate of zinc]; guttae hydrargyri oxymuriatis [drops of oxymuriate of mercury]; decoctum papaveris [decoction of opium]; decoctum conii [decoction of hemlock]; vinum opii [wine of opium]; acidum sulphuricum dilutum [diluted sulphuric acid]; linimentum calcis [liniment of lime]; liquor belladonna.