Paralysis of the peripheral vaso-motor nerves, with a peculiar sensitiveness, so that the beating of the heart seems to be felt through all the blood vessels. Throbbing throughout the body, with a feeling of fulness and congestion, which seems to be a characteristic feature of this drug. Like Amyl nit. the dilatation of the blood vessels is greater in the upper part of the body.
Sudden attacks of unconsciousness, with rush of blood to the head. Falls down senseless; even with convulsions and congestion of the head. Mind becomes very much confused, so that he loses the sense of locality; partially controlled by a great effort of the will.
Intense fulness and throbbing, apparently of all the blood vessels in the head and brain; (<) motion, especially by shaking the head. The blood seems to surge into the head, where it beats and throbs with every impulse of the heart; he is afraid to shake the head lest it would drop to pieces. Undulating sensation in the brain. He feels as though he were hanging with the head downward, with consequent rush of blood. Skull feels too small, as if the rush of blood to the brain would burst it.
Staring; wild and protruded. Vision confused; objects dance with every beat of the pulse. Black, floating objects always on stooping.
Ringing and rushing in the ears. Deafness, with a stopped sensation.
Face very much flushed, especially with a headache.
Clinical. Neuralgia of the face; characterized by pulsating pains, extending through the head.
Feeling as if swollen, with choking sensation.
A feeling of fulness in the region of the heart; sometimes sharp pains. Sticking pains on stooping. Lancinations extending to between the shoulders. Heart’s action rapid; palpitation, with pulsation over the whole body, heat in face, etc. Pulse full. Clinical. Angina pectoris, with fluttering of the heart and violent beating, as if it would burst the chest open, with labored breathing; pains radiating in all directions, even into the arms; with loss of power in the arm.
Flushes of heat, especially in the head and face, with violent pulsation. Perspiration on the face and chest.