Antimonium Arsenicicum - General symptomsArsenite Of Antimony, Antim, Antimonium, Arsenicicum, Antimonium Arsenicosum, Arsenicosum, Ant-a.
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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Antimonium Arsenicicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
(Morning), Head confused.
on waking, head heavy, etc.
heat on forehead. heaviness in head, etc.
twitching-tearing in right ear.
violent toothache tongue thick yellow.
after rising, mouth sore, etc.
after waking, sour taste in mouth.
on waking, sour taste at back of tongue.
dryness in throat, etc.
loss of appetite. frequent eructations, etc.
early, colic around umbilicus.
after rising, cutting in rectum, with stool.
cough, etc. pain in lower part of back.
in bed and on rising, aching in knee-joint.
on rising, chill. after rising, chill, etc.
on waking, profuse, general sweat..
(Evening), Pain in side of forehead, etc.
heaviness in head, etc.
burning in eyes. on lying down, twitching-tearing in right concha.
ulcerative pain in right concha.
itching heat in upper lip.
on going to sleep, whirling in pit of stomach, etc.
late, aching in pit of stomach.
toward 9 o'clock, cutting in abdomen.
two soft stools. frequent urinating.
voice changed. in bed, suffocative feeling.
on waking, tension in hamstrings.
in bed, sticking in knee, etc.
on lying in bed, itching in the sore.
in bed, itching biting in left sole.
heat all over.
At first small, red pustules.
the third day increased in number and size.
the fourth day most of them had a brown everted margin, were covered by crusts similar to cow-pox, and contained much matter in the centre.
the sixth and seventh days some were as large as the thumb-nail, shaped like a flat ulcer, and contained much thin matter,.
Cuttings in the abdomen.
and across the lower abdomen it lies like a stone, with great nausea.
after six times ineffectual retchings, followed by ineffectual tendency to diarrhoea, vomiting with great exertion, trembling in the abdomen, and bending together.
first food with persistent sour taste, followed by a continued scraping feeling in the throat.
afterward chilliness, then two diarrhoeic stools in succession, the last time it passes like water,.
At 1 A.M., she wakes, on account of violent cramping and griping pain above the pubis, with icy coldness on the whole trunk, head, and arms.
cold sweat breaks out in such profusion, that the shirt becomes drenched, with great internal heat.
sensation of dryness of the tongue, which is nevertheless moist.
with warm lower extremities.
restlessness. she constantly throws herself from side to side.
but, with sensation of great heat, cannot bear to be uncovered. After a quarter of an hour, she is inclined to eructation, without being able to.
then empty eructation and small discharge of flatulence, without relief.
thirst. rising of water into the throat, with great nausea in the stomach.
paleness of the face. on the lower extremities warm sweat.
and such great lassitude of the feet that she is unable to raise them.
inclination to stool. hardness and sensitiveness of the lower abdomen on rubbing.
even long before this, she felt the pain while asleep. (After a small dose of Ipecacuanha Ipecac, the sweat disappears, after quarter of an hour; then the coldness, and lastly the pains, which occur at longer and longer intervals, till they disappear altogether), (after half an hour). After cessation of this frightful attack, she slept soundly.
6 A.M., on waking, heaviness of the head, and appearance of the menses.
blood thick and black.
they are too soon, but without any other difficulty, and last as usual, three days (fourth day),.
Somnolence. the eyes close involuntarily.
he sleeps with the head held erect.
so fast asleep that he did not wake when the eyelids were separated (pupils were found contracted).
with moderate warmth of the hands and face and quiet breathing.
only for a few minutes roused by the occasional efforts to vomit (one quarter of an hour), (child),.
The first night he dreams continually of bright glowing fire, from which he must frequently fly.
the fire breaks out all around wherever he goes, still it does not burn up the house.
the second night he preaches without having memorized and "gets stuck;" this occurrence worries and makes him anxious, as on the previous night, the larger part of the night,.
Being in a good state of health, my pulse beating 64 per minute, I took at 8 A.m., before breakfast, 5 milligrams of Tartar emetic in water. This dose was repeated for five days without perceptible effect. The sixth day I felt nothing until 4 P.M. The respiration then appeared to me a little less free. Feeling no further effects, and my appetite continuing good, I took on going to bed about 9 o'clock, a dose of 1 centigram. The night was passed in a restless manner, and the sleep interrupted by a fatiguing heat.
I felt necessitated to drink several times.
the respiration was slightly impeded.
on rising, general uneasiness, weariness, similar to what follows a febrile fit, the mouth clammy. I took at 8 o'clock in the morning, 1 centigram. No appetite.
a simple soup for breakfast without relish. All the day I was in the same state. About 5 P.M., greater uneasiness, especially about the epigastric region.
nausea. desire to vomit, but without result.
respiration more impeded.
short dry cough, pretty frequent.
great thirst. heat in the head.
white tongue. drinks appear always too sweet.
clammy mouth. two loose evacuations during the day.
palpitation of the heart.
bruised feeling and general weariness, compelling me to go to bed at 8 o'clock. The ear applied to the chest gave evidence of nothing abnormal, except that the respiration appeared much too rough. At 9 o'clock I took another dose of 5 milligrams. Agitated sleep, difficult respiration, feeling of pressure on the chest during sleep. At 5 A.M., I was awakened by a violent rigor, it lasted twenty minutes, and was followed by heat.
the pulse, which had been little affected during the two previous days, increased to 78, was full and strong.
skin hot. face red. thirst urgent.
heat in the head. pretty strong palpitation of the heart.
slight burning at the stomach.
fulness and inclination to vomit.
respiration very much impeded.
feeling of pressure and constriction of the chest.
cough frequent, and a little moister.
on auscultation, the respiration appeared rougher than the previous evening, and deep inspiration was accompanied by slight pain under the left nipple. Night very agitated.
nightmare. disagreeable dreams. I felt much the same in the morning as I had the previous day, but deemed it advisable not to carry the experiment further. During the subsequent days, the following symptoms occurred. The tenth day no stool.
towards evening, pulse 72.
respiration somewhat less difficult.
cough the same. hardly any pain in the side.
great thirst. a good deal of uneasiness.
no inclination to vomit.
night, a little less restless. The eleventh day, a little less roughness of respiration on auscultation.
cessation of the pain.
pulse nearly normal. skin still hot.
thirst less. uneasiness diminished.
appetite in part returned.
respiration still obstructed.
cough a little less. the night more tranquil. Twelfth day, appetite.
breathing nearly free.
the cough continues. still a little uneasiness.
scarcely any thirst. tranquil night. The symptoms continued to diminish the subsequent days, so that by the eighteenth there remained no trace of indisposition, except slight cough, which persisted some time longer. Not being sufficiently edified by this single experiment, three months subsequently, I commenced another.
During eight days, I took each morning, 5 milligrams of Tartar emetic, without feeling anything. The ninth day, at 8 P.M., I took another dose of 1 centigram.
night somewhat disturbed.
the respiration appeared somewhat less free, but that was not very distinct. The tenth day, on rising, a little weariness.
I again took 1 centigram. During the day I had some uneasiness.
mouth clammy. little appetite.
breathing impeded. About 10 P.M., I took another close of 5 milligrams.
sleep very disturbed, and towards morning uneasiness, especially at the epigastrium.
some nausea. loss of appetite.
respiration impeded. a watery stool at night.
great fatigue. urgent thirst. From the morning of the eighth day the cough appeared, and went on increasing.
it is short, frequent, and painful.
auscultation gave no results. At 9 A.M., 1 centigram was taken. In the course of the day, rigor, which lasted half an hour, with burning in the head and beating of the heart.
thirst. inclination to vomit.
pulse 80, strong. skin hot.
cough dry and painful.
considerable difficulty of respiration.
sensation of weight on the chest.
auscultation shows rough respiratory sounds.
general bruised feeling. This state continued all day and night, which was very much disturbed by strange and fatiguing dreams. There were two watery stools during the twenty-four hours. The following days the symptoms declined, but more slowly than the first time, so that by the twenty-fifth day I had not entirely recovered my health,.
Found useful in Emphysema with excessive dyspnea and cough, much mucous secretion. Worse on eating and lying down. Catarrhal pneumonia associated with influenza. Myocarditis and cardiac weakness. Pleurisy especially of left side, With exudation, and pericarditis, with effusion. Sense of weakness. Inflammation of eyes and oedema of face.
Arseniate of Antimony. (Sb2 O3) As O5 + 3 p.c. Trituration.
Antim. Arsenicum Album ars. is said to affect preferably upper left lung. Emphysema where the dyspnoea is excessive. Haarer is the chief authority for Antimonium Arsenicicum. Mattes, who used it after him, says it is equally effective in right-side cases in old pneumonias and catarrhal pneumonias in children.
in old pleuritic effusions, and in pericardial exudations. The cough is agg. by eating, and on lying down. Wandering pains in sciatic nerves. It has caused inflammation of the eyes and oedema of the face.
Catarrhal pneumonia. Emphysema. Ophthalmia. Pericarditis. Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Sciatica.