Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Causticum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Irritation to cough, at once, early in bed.
Tickling cough, frequently (aft. 4 d.).
Cough, excited by unceasing tingling.
Cough, excited by tingling, or when he stoops to pickup something.
Cough in short fits, from mucus in the throat, which tickles there.
Cough, from tickling in the throat and roughness, without expectoration, or this only comes long afterward.
Tussiculation from continued tickling in the throat.
Cough, with scraping in the throat, without expectoration.
Excitation to cough at every expiration.
Cough, excited every time he talks.
Cough, after getting cold, when she becomes warm again.
Irritation to cough, on awaking in the morning in bed.
In the morning on awaking, constant, fatiguing dry cough, as after taking a cold; this did not allow him to o to sleep again.
Cough, only at night, on awaking.
Every night at 2 o'clock a two hours' cough with much expectoration; by day but rare and little cough.
Also at night, severe cough.
Cough wakes her from sleep, in the evening and morning; by day, little or no cough.
Short cough with some expectoration of mucus, especially after eating.
Cough, with retching, attended with dyspnoea.
Hoarse cough, mostly in the morning and evening, not at night.
Dry cough, causing burning on the chest.
Frequent dry tussiculation, only rarely with expectoration of mucus.
Dry, hollow cough, five or six impulses in succession, with pain as from soreness, along a space like a band in the inside of the windpipe, where it pains at every cough and almost checks the breathing.
Hollow cough, especially at night and in the morning, with mucus adhering to the chest, which pains both while coughing and at other times, with a stinging soreness and as if festering underneath; with stuffed coryza and stoppage of the nose (aft; 24 d.).
Violent cough, at times quite dry, with pain in the right side of the abdomen.
Before the beginning of a coughing fit, short breath.
During coughing, the chest pains as if sore.
During coughing, stitches in the left side of the chest.
During coughing, a loud rattling in the chest (aft. 24 h.).
Cough, with rattling at every breath, as if there was much mucus on the right side of the chest, in the forenoon.
During coughing, pain over the left hip, as if it were going to burst open there.≡ more ...