Cholera

Last modified on January 11th, 2019

Cholera

 

Acetate of lead one and one-half grains with opium one-half grain. Excellent astringent.

Repeat every three or five hours.

Arsenic, acrid, corroding, with great prostration, 52.

Chloroform, 87.

Diet of strained gruel or cereal water only.

Hydrocyanic acid, impending asphyxia, pulse rapid and weak,

23.

Hot packs on abdomen.

Hypodermoclysis of normal salt solution.

Irrigation of the bowel should be always and frequently employed.

Laudanum, of great value. Four or six drops of the deodorized tincture per rectum. Repeat when required.

Mercury. The grey powder and calomel of value, 130. Morphine of great service, 159.

Sulphocarbolates of zinc, lime and soda with bismuth in mild cases.

About the author

George Hardy Clark

Clark, George H. (George Hardy) 1860-1941 was the author of: Homeopathic Treatment of Asthenopia; Lee and Clark's Cough and expectoration : a repertorial index of their symptoms; The A B C Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics; A system for the care and training of children; The Black Plague and Its Control.

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