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Lime. As lime-water or carbonate of calcium Opium. As enema for insomnia Pancreatin, 2. To aid digestion Pepsin, 2. The same Phosphates, 2 Phosphites, 2 Sea-Bathing, 3 Sumbul. Where great nervous excitability
Asafoetida. A small dose in an enema arrests convulsions from teething
Baths. Warm, with cold affusions to the head
Belladonna. Very useful
Bromide of Potassium, 2, 3, 4. Exceedingly useful; children bear it in large doses; gr. v. three times a day or oftener for a child a year old in convulsions from teething
Chloral Hydrate. In large doses - gr. v. by mouth or rectum
Chloroform. To arrest fit
Garlic Poultices, 4. To spine and lower extremities in infantile convulsions
Ignatia. When intestinal irritation
Valerian. When due to worms
Hydrargyri Blchloridum, 1. 1/8 gr. to 3j.
Iodine. Internally and locally
Mercury. Internally and locally
Silver Nitrate. Locally
Poultices. And plaster with hole in centre to relieve pressure
Aconite. In throat-cough and emphysema Alcohol, 3. Relieved by brandy or wine; aggravated by beer or stout Alum, 3. As spray or gargle
Argenti Nitras, 1. In throat-cough, a solution of gr. viij.-3j. applied to fauces Apomorphine. In bronchitis, with deficient secretion; and as emetic in children where there is excess of bronchial secretion Asafoetida, 2. In the after-cough from habit, and in the sympathetic whooping-cough of mothers Belladonna, 3, 4. In nervous cough and uncomplicated whooping-cough Blue Pill. In gouty or bilious pharyngeal irritation Butyl-Chloral Hydrate, 3. In night coughs of phthisis Camphor. Internally, or locally, painted over the larynx with equal parts of alcohol Carbonic Acid Gas, 3. Inhalation in nervous cough Cerium, 2. In cough associated with vomiting Chloral Hydrate, 2. In respiratory neurosis Chloroform, 3. With a low dose of opium and glycerine in violent paroxysmal cough; if very violent to be painted over the throat Cod-Liver Oil. One of the most useful of all remedies in cough Conium, 3. In whooping-cough Creasote, 3. In winter cough Cubebs, 2, 3. Along with linseed in acute catarrh Gelsemium, 2, 3. In convulsive and spasmodic cough, with irritation of the respiratory centre Grindelia, 2. In habitual or spasmodic cough Glycerine, 3. Along with lemon-juice, as an emollient Hydrocyanic Acid, 2, 4. For irritable cough, and in phthisis, and. in reflex cough arising from gastric irritation Hyoscyamus. In tickling night-coughs Iodine, 3. As inhalation in cough after measles, or exposure to cold, associated with much hoarseness and wheezing of the chest Iodoform, 3. In the cough of phthisis Ipecacuanha. Internally, and as spray locally; in obstinate winter cough and bronchial asthma Ipecacuanha and Squill Pill. In chronic bronchitis at night Lactucarium. To relieve Laurocerasus. Substitute for hydrocyanic acid Linseed. In throat-cough Liquorice. In throat-cough Lobelia, 2. In whooping-cough and dry bronchitic cough Nasal Douche. In nasal cough Opium, 2, 3. Morphine locally to the throat and larynx, and generally Plasters. Calefaciens and picis to the chest Potassium Bromide. In reflex coughs Potassium Carbonate, 1. In dry cough with little expectoration Prunus Virginiana Pulsatilla. Anemonine, gr. ss-j.dose, in asthma and whooping-cough Sanguinaria. In nervous cough Tannin. As glycerine to the fauces in chronic inflammation, especially in children Tar Water. In winter-cough, especially paroxysmal, bronchitis and phthisis Valerian. In hysterical cough Zinc Sulphate, 1. In nervous hysterical cough
Aconite, 3. In catarrhal croup
Alum, 2, 3, 4. Teaspoonful, with honey or syrup, every 1/4 or 1/2 hour until vomiting is induced; most useful emetic Apomorphine, 2. As an emetic; may cause severe depression Calomel, 2. Large doses, to allay spasm and check formation of false membrane
Carbolic Acid, 2. Spray
Copper Sulphate, 2, 3. gr. j-v., according to age of child, until vomiting is induced Ipecacuanha, 2, 4. Must be fresh; if it does not succeed, other emetics must be taken Jaborandi, 4. Beneficial in a few cases Lactic Acid. To dissolve membrane (1 in 20); applied as spray or painted over Lime Water, 4. Spray, most useful in adults Lobelia, 3. Has been used Mercury Subsulphate. One of the best emetics; gr. iij-v. given early Quinine, 2. In spasmodic croup, in large doses Sanguinaria. A good emetic. R. Syr. ipecac.
3ij.; Pulv. sanguin. gr. xx.; Pulv. ipecac.
gr. v.; give a teaspoonful every quarter-hour till emesis, then half a teaspoonful every hour Senega. As an auxiliary Sulphurous Acid, 3. As spray Tannin, 3. As spray, or glycerin of tannin Tartar Emetic, 2. Too depressant in young children Zinc Sulphate, 2, 3. Sometimes used as an emetic
Aconite. When fever present
Alkalies. When urine is acid and the bladder irritable and inflamed Ammonium Citrate, 1. In chronic cystitis Arbutin, 4. Diuretic in chronic cystitis Belladonna. Most useful to allay irritability Benzoic Acid, 1. In catarrh with an alkaline state of the urine Boric Acid, 4. As Boroglyceride as injection in cystitis, with an alkaline urine due to fermentation Buchu. Especially useful in chronic cases Cantharides, 3. In small doses long continued, where there is a constant desire to micturate associated with much straining and pain in the act. Carbolic Acid, 3. And sulpho-carbolates as antiseptics Chimaphila. In chronic cases Copaiba. Useful Cubebs Eucalyptus. Extremely useful in chronic cases Hot Enemata, 3. To relieve the pain Hot Sitz-Bath, 3