Compounds of iodin and albumin used as substitutes for iodin. n-Eigon, albumin- iodatum, a brown powder, odorless and tasteless; contains 20 fc of iodin. Soluble in alkalis and acids, insoluble in water, a-E.-sodium, sodium iodo-albu- minatum, a white, odorless, nearly tasteless powder containing 15$ of iodin. j3-Eigon, pepton iodate, a yellow powder, odprlessand tasteless; contains 15 of iodin. It is recommended as a substitute for iodin where there is digestive weakness. Dose, 45-150 gr. daily, a- and 3- eigons are also used as a dusting-powder.
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