Phenacetinum

Phenacetine

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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Phenacetinum may help, unprocessed Phenacetinum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Phenacetinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

Para-acetphenatidine. C6H4OC2H5NHC2H3O.

Characteristics

Phenacet. belongs to the Aniline group, and was introduced into old-school practice as a remedy in febrile states and neuralgias, free from the dangers of Antfeb., Antipyr., Exalg., &c. Though not so dangerous as these, it is not free from ill effects. These have been well summed up by F. G. Oehme (H. R., xv. 506), and I have put them in Schema form, and added a symptom observed by myself on a young lady who had taken Phenacet. for headaches A circumscribed rash on both cheeks which came out red, lasted four days and then peeled, and as soon as it was clear the process was repeated. I tried many remedies with varying success, but it finally disappeared under Alm. 30, one powder at bedtime. SYMPTOMS.

  MIND

Mind

Anxiety.

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Vertigo, faintness.

  HEAD

Headache

Headache and flushed face.

  EYES

Eyes

OEdema of lower lids and fingers.

  EARS

Ears

Permanent deafness.

  FACE

Face

Circumscribed, erythematous, exfoliating eruption on both cheeks; fading away and recurring for several weeks (finally cured with Alm. 30).

  CHEST

Heart

Decrease of cardiac vigour; pulse slow, almost imperceptible.

Respiration

Dyspnoea.

  SKIN

Skin

Febrile exanthema; patches profusely scattered on limbs, scanty on trunk; disappearing on pressure, headache, flushed face (from five grains daily).

  ABDOMEN

Nausea

Nausea; epigastric pains.

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Large doses may cause uraemia.

Frequent urination at night (cured in two cases).

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever

Chilliness.

Sweating; frequently profuse in low states of the system.

  GENERALITIES

Sleep

Incessant yawning; drowsiness.

Generalities

Severe cyanosis, esp. of limbs, chilliness, nausea, epigastric pains, faintness, vertigo.

Trembling from nervous excitement.

Weakness and numbness of whole body, cold perspiration, collapse.

Phenacetinum is not available to buy over the counter.