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The publication of Volume II of the International Pharmacopoeia successfully completes a task begun in 1937 under the auspices of the League of Nations Health Organization and carried on since 1947 by the World Health Organization, through the members of the Expert Advisory Panel on the International Pharmacopoeia and Pharmaceutical Preparations, and other specialists.
This volume consists of 217 monographs, 26 appendices, and 1 annex. It contains, among others, specifications for some of the pharmaceutical preparations introduced into therapeutics during the last few years (e.g., penicillin, chloramphenicol, dihydrostreptomycin, oxytetracycline) and for some synthetic substances of growing importance. It also contains
International Pharmacopoeia.. Ann Intern Med. ;44:433. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-2-433_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(2):433.
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