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Ferrum Metallicum - Cough symptoms

Iron, Ferrum


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HPUS label indication: Weakness

Below are the strongest indications of Ferrum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, walking slowly about. Better after rising. WORSE, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight worse.
Relationships
Antidotes: Ars.; Hep.
Complementary: CHIN.; Alum.; HAMbetter
Compare: Rumex (similar in respiratory and digestive sphere and contains organic Ferrum Metallicum.)
Ferrum Aceticum (alkaline urine in acute diseases. Pain in right deltoid. Epistaxis; especially adapted to thin, pale, weak children who grow rapidly and are easily exhausted; Varices of the feet; copious expectoration of greenish pus; asthma; worse, sitting still and lying; phthisis, constant cough, vomiting of food after eating, hemoptysis).
Ferrum Metallicum Arsenicum (enlarged liver and spleen, with fever; undigested stool; albuminuria.) Simple and pernicious anaemia and chlorosis. Skin dry. Eczema, psoriasis, impetigo. Use 3x trituration.)
Ferrum Bromatum (sticky, excoriating leucorrhoea; uterus heavy and prolapsed, scalp feels numb).
Ferrum Cyanatum (neuroses with irritable weakness and hypersensitiveness, especially of a periodical character; Epilepsy; cardialgia, with nausea, flatulence, constipation, alternating with diarrhoea; chorea).
Ferrum Magneticum (small warts on hands).
Ferrum Muriaticum ( Arrested menstruation; tendency to seminal emissions or copious urination at puberty; very dark, watery stools; diphtheria; phlegmonous erysipelas; pyelitis; hemoptysis of dark, clotty blood; dyspareunia; pain in Right shoulder, right elbow, and marked tendency to cramps and round red spots on cheeks; bright crystals in urine. Anaemia, 3x after meals. Tincture 1-5 drops 3 times daily for chronic interstitial nephritis.)
Ferrum Sulphuricum ( Watery and painless stools; menorrhagia, pressing, throbbing between periods with rush of blood to head. Basedow’s disease. Erethism ( Pain in gall-bladder; toothache; acidity; eructation of food in mouthfuls); Ferrum Metallicum Pernitricum (cough, with florid complexion); Ferrum Tartaricum (cardialgia; heat at cardiac orifice of stomach).
Ferrum Metallicum Protoxalatum (Anaemia). Use 1x trit. Compare also: Graph.; Mangan.; Cupr.

COUGH


After sexual intercourse; from ejaculating

Asthmatic

Comes on suddenly
Comes on suddenly; evening; till midnight
Comes on suddenly; morning
Comes on suddenly; morning; eating
Comes on suddenly; morning; in bed
Comes on suddenly; night

Constant

Coughs when pressure applied; on larynx

Crying

Daytime
Daytime; only

Drinking; after drinking
Drinking; brandy
Drinking; spirits
Drinking; tea
Drinking; wine

Dry cough
Dry cough; during chill
Dry cough; evening
Dry cough; evening; loose in morning
Dry cough; evening; lying down
Dry cough; expectoration only in morning

Eating

Evening
Evening; in bed
Evening; until midnight

Exhausting cough

From eating (including certain foods)
From eating (including certain foods); after dinner

From insufficient breathing

From stomach

Hacking cough; morning; after rising

In cold air

In open air
In open air; when walking in open air

In women; during lactation

Intermittent
Intermittent; after drinking
Intermittent; after eating
Intermittent; evening
Intermittent; evening; until midnight
Intermittent; morning
Intermittent; morning; bed
Intermittent; morning; eating
Intermittent; night
Intermittent; with vomiting

Loose
Loose; during fever

Lying down

Morning
Morning; after rising
Morning; in bed
Morning; on waking

Movement
Movement; of arms

Night
Night; before midnight

On becoming cold; arm or hand

On exertion; physical exertion
On exertion; violent exertion

On rising

On waking

Raising the arms

Rattling
Rattling; daytime

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in wind pipe
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); pain from coughing in larynx

Smoking

Tickling
Tickling; in wind pipe

Walking

When breathing; deep breathing

When talking

While lying down; must sit up

While sitting

Whooping

With or after chill or fever; during chill
With or after chill or fever; during fever
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Sources
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.