Homeopathic Materia Medica
(am-caust)(Hydrate of Ammonia-Ammonia Water) This is a powerful cardiac stimulant. As such in SYNCOPE, thrombosis, haemorrhage, snake-bites, chloroform narcosis, may be given by inhalation. The oedema and ulceration of mucous membranes produced by this powerful drug have been utilized as guiding symptoms for its use; hence in membranous croup with burning in oesophagus. Aphonia. See CAUSTICUM.