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CODEINUM

(cod)

(An Alkaloid from Opium) Trembling of whole body. Involuntary twitching of muscles of arms and lower limbs. ITCHING, with feeling of warmth, numbness and prickling. Diabetes.

Head
Pain from occiput to back of neck. Skin of face and scalp sore after neuralgia.

Eyes
Involuntary twitching of lids. (AGAR.)

Stomach
Spasmodic pain at pit of stomach. Eructations. Great thirst, with desire for bitter substances.

Respiratory
Short and irritating cough; worse, at night: Copious, purulent expectoration. Night cough of phthisis.

Relationship
Compare: OPIUM; AGARICUS; HYOSCY.; AMMON. BROM.

Dose
One-quarter of a grain doses to third trituration.