Fowler's Solution

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Fowler’s Solution


a potassium arsenite solution, a medicinal preparation developed by the English physician T. Fowler in 1786. The solution is taken internally as a general tonic in certain forms of anemia, cachexia, myasthenia, and neurasthenia. It is contraindicated in kidney disorders, neurites, pronounced anemia, and dyspeptic diseases.

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