It produces an increased excretion of urea, neuralgic pains, particularly about the eye and head, which tend to recur periodically.
Clinical. It is often found curative in acute malarial poisoning, with enlarged spleen and liver, general anaemia and dropsy. It has cured puerperal convulsions recurring at regular intervals, beginning with severe pains in left temple, with albuminuria. Hysterical spasms recurring regularly night and morning. Recurring attacks of chorea in a woman after coition.
Shooting pains over left eye. Swollen feeling, especially on the right side. Neuralgic pains through the temples, across the eyes.
Clinical. Ciliary neuralgia. Neuralgia of the supraorbital nerve and also of the whole right side of the face, coming on every day, generally about 9 A. M., and lasting a few hours. Numerous cases of chills and fever, characterized by the regular recurrence of supraorbital neuralgia, are reported cured; also many cases of supraorbital neuralgia without malarial symptoms. Severe pain in eyeball, with radiating pains all around eye, shooting into nose, causing flow of scalding water from eyes and nose; the pain in the head across forehead caused a crazy feeling, coming suddenly after working on black.
(Sudden acute pain in the ball of the right thumb, extending up the arm to the shoulder. Similar pain in the ball of the right foot, extending above the knee.).
Chilliness about 6 P. M., followed by a frontal headache. Fever, with tearing pains in the limbs. Profuse perspiration.
Clinical. Recurring chills, with left-sided headache, numbness of the limbs, etc. In chills and fever the whole body feels numb with the headache.