Antimonium TartaricumTartar Emetic., Tartrate Of Antimony And Potash, Ant-tart, Ant. Tart, Tart. Em, Tart. Emet, Tartar. Em, Tart-emet, Antimon Tart, Antimonium tartaricum , tartarus emeticus
HPUS label indication: Loose cough
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Antimonium Tartaricum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Has many symptoms in common with Antimonium Crudum, but also many peculiar to itself. Clinically, its therapeutic application has been confined largely to the treatment of respiratory diseases, Rattling of mucus with little expectoration has been a guiding symptom. There is much Drowsiness, debility and sweat characteristic of the drug, which group should always be more or less present, when the drug is prescribed. Gastric affections of drunkards and gouty subjects. Cholera morbus. Sensation of coldness in blood-vessels. Bilharziasis. Antimonium tart is homeopathic to dysuria, strangury, haematuria, albuminuria, catarrh of bladder and urethra, burning in rectum, bloody mucous stools, etc. Antimon tart acts indirectly on the parasites by stimulating the oxidizing action of the protective substance. By-effects following injection for Bilharziasis. Chills and contractures and pain in muscles.
Trembling of whole body, great prostration and faintness. Lumbago. Chills, contractures and muscular pains. Warts on glans penis.
Mind and Head.
Vertigo alternates with drowsiness. Great despondency. Fear of being alone. Muttering, delirium, and stupor. Vertigo, with dullness and confusion. Band-like feeling over forehead. Face pale and sunken. Child will not be touched without whining. Headache as from a band compressing ( Nit-ac.)
BETTER, from sitting erect; from eructation and expectoration.
WORSE, in evening; from lying down at night; from warmth; in damp cold weather; from all sour things and milk.
Antidotes: Puls.; Sepia.
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Inflammation; arthritic (gouty and rheumatic)
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Cold, blue, Pale; covered with cold sweat
Appearance as if dead (see sunken)
Lips; discoloration; bluish
Skin; discoloration; pale
Twitching; when coughing
incessant quivering of chin and lower jaw ( Gels
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Tongue coated, pasty, thick white, with red edges
Discoloration; tongue; blue
Teeth; pain; intermittent (see comes on suddenly)
Teeth; pain; rheumatic
Teeth; sensation of elongated teeth
Red and dry, especially in the center
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Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing
Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing; night
Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)
Sounds; rattling trachea (wind pipe, see respiration)
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Burning in urethra during and after urinating
Spasmodic cough, much flatus
Bronchial tubes overloaded with mucus
Much palpitation, with uncomfortable hot feeling
Nausea produces fear; with pressure in precordial region, followed by headache with yawning and lachrymation and vomiting.
Velvety feeling in chest
Coughing and gaping consecutively
Edema and impending paralysis of lungs
Great rattling of mucus, but very little is expectorated
Nausea, retching, and vomiting, especially after food, with deathly faintness and prostration
Thirst for cold water, little and often, and desire for apples, fruits, and acids generally
Pain; cutting; before stool
Stomach; burping, belching
Stomach; nausea; with intermittent diseases
Stomach; vomiting; difficult
Stomach; vomiting; during heat
Stomach; vomiting; intermittent
Stomach; vomiting; on coughing
Stomach; without thirst
Burning sensation in chest, which ascends to throat
Catarrh of bladder and urethra
Cough and dyspnoea better lying on right side - (opposite Badiaga
Cough excited by eating, with pain in chest and larynx
Diarrhoea in eruptive diseases.
Dizziness, with cough
Dyspnoea relieved by eructation
Emphysema of the aged
Last drops bloody with pain in bladder
Pressure in abdomen, especially on stooping forward
Pulse rapid, weak, trembling
Rapid, short, difficult breathing; seems as if he would suffocate; must sit up
Stomach; Difficult deglutition of liquids
Vomiting in any position, excepting lying on right side
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Asphyxia; in new-born infant
Difficult (dyspnea); expectoration
Difficult (dyspnea); from mucus in the wind pipe
Difficult (dyspnea); night; after midnight; 3 a.m.
Difficult (dyspnea); wants to be fanned
Difficult (dyspnea); with cough
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Anxiety; region of heart
Heart; accumulation of fluid, pulmonary
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
Inflammation; lungs; pleura-pneumonia (affecting lung lining)
Inflammation; lungs; typhoid
Lungs; collapsed lung (atelectasis)
Lungs; tuberculosis; full of mucus
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Slightest effort to move may cause retching and cold, clammy sweat
Twitching of muscles; limbs tremulous.
Sensation of heavy weight at the coccyx, dragging downward all the time
Violent pain in sacro-lumber region
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
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Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Movements and positions; trembling; hand
Skin; out-break on skin; blisters; containing fluid
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On falling asleep electric-like shocks
Irresistible inclination to sleep with nearly all complaints.
Sleep between heat of fever
Sleepiness, tiredness; with cough
Yawning; after coughing
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At certain time of day or night; from 3 p.m.
Trembling and shivering
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Cold, clammy sweat, with great faintness
Coldness, trembling, and chilliness
Intermittent, chronic; with long-lasting heat
Localised; stomach (gastric fever)
Intermittent fever with lethargic condition.
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On parts affected with other conditions
Profuse; on affected parts
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Pustular eruption, leaving a bluish-red mark
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Out-breaks on skin; small-pox
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Convulsions; when small-pox fails to break out
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.