Dr. Thayer has the credit of first calling attention to the action of this remedy in preventing the recurrence of gall stones. The remedy is to be given in 6th potency continuously for a year or longer, about twice a day. The potency and frequently of dose may be varied; probably, also, there may be interludes of a week now and then when the drug may be stopped. Others have advocated the use of the 30th potency instead of the 6th.
Calcarea carbonica [Calc]
It has been claimed by many practitioners, among them Dr. Richard Hughes, that Calcarea carb. 30 would relieve the pain of gall stones almost as quickly, and certainly more safely, as Morphine.
6 is said to quickly alleviate the pain of gall stone colic.