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FERRUM PICRICUM

(ferr-pic)

(Picrate of Iron) Is considered a great remedy to complete the action of other medicines. The symptom that specially calls for it is failure of the function of an organ under exertion: e. g., the voice fails after public speaking. Acts best in dark-haired patients, plethoric, with sensitive livers. Warts and epithelial growths; corns with yellowish discoloration. SENILE HYPERTROPHY OF THE PROSTATE. EPISTAXIS. Chronic deafness and tinnitus due to gout. Meatus dry. Pseudo-leucaemia.

Ears
Deafness before menses. Crackling in ears and low-pitched voice. Vascular deafness. Dental neuralgia, radiating towards ears and eyes. Humming in ears as from telegraph wires. Tinnitus.

Stomach
Indigestion, furred tongue, headache after meals, especially in bilious, dark-haired persons.

Urinary
Pain along entire urethra. FREQUENT MICTURITION AT NIGHT, WITH FULL FEELING AND PRESSURE IN RECTUM. SMARTING AT NECK OF BLADDER and penis. (BAROSMA.) Retention of urine.

Extremities
Pain in right side of neck and down right arm. Locomotor ataxia, ocular stage. Hands covered with warts.

Dose
Second and third trituration.