Remedies which are very similar in action either antidote one another or are inimical. This latter relation only holds good provided the first given remedy has acted and to some extent influenced the case. When the first remedy has taken possession he is the proprietor, and this relation should be respected. If the first remedy has had no effect its inimical may be given with perfect safety.
Some remedies are inimical to each other in their acute sphere and others only in their chronic.- (K., Medorrhinum Adv., Jan. 9, 1895).