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CUPRUM ACETICUM

(cupr-a)

(Acetate of Copper) Hay-fever, with burning excoriation, paroxysmal cough; tough, tenacious mucus, and fear of suffocation. PROTRACTED LABOR. Chronic psoriasis and lepra.

Head
Violent throbbing and lancinating pains in forehead. Left-sided brow ague. Brain seems void. Inclined to gape and cry. Loses consciousness; HEAD REELS WHEN IN HIGH-CEILED ROOM. Constant protrusion and retraction of tongue. (LACHES.) Neuralgia with heaviness of head, burning, stinging and stitching in temples and forehead.

Face
Collapsed, hippocratic. Facial neuralgia in cheekbone, upper jaw, and behind right ear. Better by chewing, pressure, and external warmth.

Stomach
Violent spasmodic pains in stomach and abdomen. Vomiting. Slimy brown diarrhoea. Violent tenesmus. Cholera.

Respiratory
Attacks of angina pectoris coming on when excited. Violent spasmodic cough. Short, difficult respiration. Spasmodic constriction of chest. Dyspnoea.

Skin
Leprous-like eruption, without itching, over whole body, in spots of various sizes.

Modalities
WORSE, mental emotions, touch. BETTER, chewing, pressure, night, lying on affected side, and warmth.

Relationship
Acts similarly to CUPRUM MET. but is more violent in action.

Dose
Third to sixth trituration.