Volume s1-10, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


This, the fourth edition of the well-known Merck's Index, is the first that has appeared in English since 1907, although editions appeared in French in 1914, 1927 and 1929. This long interval since the appearance of an English edition has enabled the authors to thoroughly revise and enlarge the work and it now contains practically a complete list of all drugs and chemicals used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, medical and allied professions. Each drug, or chemical, is briefly described as regards its nature, uses and reactions, and, if used in medicine, its dosage and the conditions in which it has been found beneficial, as well as its incompatibilities. There is a useful Appendix containing tables of atomic weights, reactions of the more important alkaloids and glucosides, characteristic reactions of acids, bases, metals and salts, metric equivalents, thermometric equivalents, percentage solution tables, both apothecary and metric, and a list of abbreviations.


Article metrics loading...

The graphs shown below represent data from March 2017
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error