This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics Inorganic Substances", by Charles D. F. Phillips. Also available from Amazon: Materia medica and therapeutics.
The bromide is sometimes of service in severe breast-pang. Thus, Papillaud relieved severe paroxysmal attacks by the use of 1/2 to 2 dr. doses continued "at intervals" for two or three months. In nervous palpitation it is often a very good remedy, and I have known it especially relieve gouty patients. Berger found bromide of camphor to answer well.