Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Frequent blood-spitting; afternoon fever and morning sweat.
Burning pain in chest, as after drinking brandy; the pain extends from centre of chest to throat and tongue, and is accompanied by heat, redness, and tension in face.
Stitches in heart.
Pulsation in all arteries when at rest.
Pulse small and suppressed.
Shortness of breath, sometimes with a sensation of heaviness in chest, and desire to make a deep inspiration, or with pain, as of a bruise, in chest (esp. sternum), when breathing.
Difficult and anxious respiration.
Violent shootings in chest, in region of heart, in ribs, and in intercostal muscles, sometimes when breathing, or with suspended respiration; these shootings manifest themselves also at night.
Terrible burning at chest, as from hot coals. Stitches in chest above heart, with oppression of breathing; in r. side, extending under scapula, arresting breathing.
Scraping and roughness in throat, with roughness and hoarseness of voice (amel. by sneezing in morning).
Paralysis of palate.
Dry cough, excited by a scraping in throat, or by a tickling in bronchia.
Dry, wheezing cough.
Cough, with shortness of breath.
Cough in evening, in bed, caused by crawling below larynx, with involuntary micturition.
Constant cough, with sleep and shiverings, followed by dry heat.
Convulsive cough, with retching, esp. in morning.
Continual hoarse and hollow cough, excited by an accumulation of mucus in throat, with easy expectoration of whitish, or of yellowish and thick mucus.
Cough, with pain in chest and sternum, compelling to press the hand on it; stitches and soreness in chest.
The mucus which is expectorated has sometimes a sweetish taste.
Involuntary emission of urine, and concussion in abdomen on coughing.≡ more ...