Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Colocynthis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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During the day, and, apparently, as the articular pains, increase, the cough is less frequent (twelfth day),
Hacking cough, on smoking, in the evening,
Frequent teasing cough day and night (twenty-third, twenty-fourth, and twenty-eighth days),
Tickling cough in the day and night (twenty-ninth, thirtieth, and thirty-first days),
No symptoms during the night, except tickling cough,
During the day dry tickling cough, with nausea, vomiturition, nearly vomiting. Talking, cold air, etc., do not produce coughing, but it comes suddenly without any cause, in the fresh air as in the room (eleventh day),
Titillating cough frequently during the night (thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, and twenty-second days),
Much titillating cough, with choking and vomiturition, several times during the day (sixteenth, seventeenth, and twenty-second days),
Frequent titillating cough in the evening, and during the night, without expectoration (eleventh and twelfth days),≡ more ...