Extracting Or Separating These Substances

A thorough knowledge of the physical properties of the compounds in the medication that you are dealing with must be known. The Merck Index will have these substances listed along with their mp, bp, and solubilities. The best way to show you how this separation is effected is to give you some examples. Let's say that I just purchased 6 fl. oz. of average codeine cough syrup. I read the label and find that every fl. oz. contains 1000 mg times 6 6000 Pseudoephedrine mg times 6 360 mg mg times 6...