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Aloes. In constipation, and in deficient secretion of bile
catarrh of the bile-ducts; early stage of cirrhosis; deficient intestinal secretion
Ammonium Iodide, 2. In catarrh of duodenum and biliary ducts, in the early stage of cirrhosis, in the malarial cachexia; efficacy increased , by the addition of arsenic
Angostura. In bilious fevers
Bryonia. In bilious headache
Carlsbad Water. A tumbler sipped warm during dressing very useful
Euonymin, 1. At night, followed in the morning by a saline purge
Friedrichshall Waters, 3. A wineglassful in a tumbler of hot water slowly sipped while dressing in the morning
Manganese. In malarial jaundice
Mercurial Cathartics. In moderate doses night and morning, or in small doses more frequently repeated. Especially useful, when stools are pale, is the bichloride
Milk Cure. In obstinate cases
Rhubarb. As hepatic stimulant
Sodium Phosphate, 2. In bilious sick headache; also in the catarrh of the gall-duct in children, dose, 10 gr.
Alkalies, 2. Vegetable salts, especially of potassium when the urine is acid
Belladonna. In the irritable bladder of children more especially causing nocturnal incontinence of urine
Benzoic Acid. In large prostate, and alkaline conditions of urine
Buchu, 4. In combination with the vegetable salts of potassium in a very acid condition of the urine
Cantharides. In women without acute inflammation or uterine displacement; also in the irritable bladder produced by chronic enlargement of the prostate
Copaiba. In chronic irritability
Cubebs. Like Copaiba
Hops, 4. Useful in a few cases in large doses
Indian Corn Silk (Zea Mays), 4. A mild stimulant diuretic; infusion ad lib.
Pareira. In chronic irritable bladder
Bladder, Paralysis of.
Cannabis Indica. In retention, from spinal disease Cantharides. In atonic bladder, painting around the umbilicus with the Acetum Ergot. In paralysis, either of bladder or sphincter, when bladder so that urine is retained, and incontinence in sphincter Galvanism. In lumbar region
Bladder, Paralysis of.
Nicotine, 1. 3j. of a 4 per cent. solution of nicotine injected by catheter and then withdrawn in a few minutes
Alkaline Lotions. Warm, to remove the secretion Cupri Sulphas. Dropping in a very dilute solution Iron. To remove the anaemia usually present Mercury (Unguentum Hydrargyri Nitra-tis). Most useful application. If too strong, dilute with vaseline or simple ointment Pulsatilla. Internally and locally Silver Nitrate. Pencilling the border of the lid with the solid
Acid Nitrate of Mercury, 1. To abort at an early stage Arnica, 1. Locally as an ointment, and also internally Arsenic. To lessen tendency to recurrence Belladonna. Internally, or as local application Boric Acid, 1. As a dressing Calcium Sulphide, 2,3. Occurring in strumous subjects or otherwise; to hasten maturation or abort Camphorated Alcohol. As local application in early stage Carbolic Acid. Injection Caustic, 1.
Cocaine, 1. To allay the pain Collodion. Painted over whole surface to abort in papular stage; and over base, leaving centre free, in pustular stage Counter-irritation. By plasters surrounding the boil Opium. Locally to remove pain Phosphates, 2. 4. Especially of sodium as a constitutional agent Potassium Chlorate, 1. As an alterative Poultices. To relieve pain and hasten maturation Silver Nitrate. Strong solution painted over the skin round boil Strapping. Properly applied gives great relief Subcutaneous Incisions, 1. Sulphides. In small doses to abort or hasten maturation Sulphites, 1. Sulphur Waters, 2. Unguentum Hydrargyri, 1. Early applied around will prevent sloughing Yeast, 1. 3ss. ter die for an adult very useful
Bone, Diseases of.
Calcium Salts, 2, 4. The phosphate in rickets, in delay of union of fractures; the chloride in strumous subjects Cod-Liver Oil. In scrofulous conditions Iodine. Alone, or with cod-liver oil Iodoform. As a dressing to exposed bone
Benzoic Acid. In spray
Chlorine. As inhalation to lessen foetor
Creasote. As inhalation
Iodine. As inhalation
Phosphates and Hypophosphites
Terebene. As inhalation
Aconite, 2. 1/2-1 min. every hour at commencement of an acute catarrhal attack
Actaea Racemosa, 2. In acute catarrh and bronchitis when the more active symptoms have subsided
Alkalies, 4. To render mucus less viscid
Amber Oil, 4. Counter-irritant over spine in children
Ammoniacum. Very useful in old people
Ammonium Carbonate, 2. Where much expectoration and much depression; or where the mucus is very viscid and adherent
Apomorphine, 4. Causes a copious expectoration in the early stage