Fowler's solution


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Fow´ler's so`lu´tion


1.An aqueous solution of arsenite of potassium, of such strength that one hundred parts represent one part of arsenious acid, or white arsenic; - named from Fowler, an English physician who first brought it into use.
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In the 18th and 19th centuries, Fowler's solution (containing 1% arsenic trioxide) was prescribed to treat asthma, psoriasis, syphilis, and chronic myelogenous leukemia (Waxman and Anderson 2001).
In a study of patients who took Fowler's solution (containing 1% arsenic trioxide) during 1945-1969, approximately 50% had arsenic-related skin changes (Cuziek et al.