Acetanilidum: Materia Medica

Antifebrinum

Depresses heart, respiration and blood pressure, lowers temperature. Cyanosis and collapse. Increased susceptibility to cold. Destroys red blood corpuscles; pallor.

Head.–Enlarged sensation. Fainting. Moral depravity.

Eyes.–Pallor of optic discs, contracted visual field and shrinking retinal vessel; mydriasis.

Heart.–Weak, irregular, with blue mucous membranes, albuminuria, oedema of feet and ankles.

Relationship.–Compare: Antipyrin.

Dose.–Used as a sedative and antipyretic for various forms of headache and neuralgia in doses of one to three grains. For the homeopathic indications use the third potency.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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