Synonym. Pyrogen. A Nosode. Pus from septic abscess. Preparation. Alcoholic dilution.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Pyrogen corresponds to the streptococcus and other anti-febrile vaccines. It is efficacious for sapraemia or septicaemia, puerperal or surgical; ptomaine or sewer-gas poisoning; blood poisoning, from all causes; dissecting wounds and pricks or scratches by infected sharp instruments. Typhoid conditions. Septic fevers. Diphtheria.
Mind. Loquacious (Lachesis). Thinks he is very wealthy. Restless (Arsenicum). Feels as if crowded with arms and legs. Full of anxiety and insane notions.
Head. Painless throbbing. Fan-like motion of alae nasi (Lycopodium). Bursting headache with restlessness.
Mouth. Tongue red and dry. Nausea and vomiting. Taste sweetish, terribly foetid. Breath horrible.
Heart. Tired feeling about heart. Palpitation. Sensation as if heart were too full. Always can hear her heart beat. Pulse abnormally rapid. Pain in region of left nipple. Distinctly conscious of a heart.
Stomach. Coffee-grounds vomiting (Conium). Vomits water, when it becomes warm in stomach (Phosphorus).
Abdomen. Intolerable tenesmus of both bladder and rectum. Bloated; sore; cutting pain.
Stool. Diarrhoea; horribly offensive (Psorinum), brownish-black, painless, involuntary. Constipation with complete inertia (Opium); obstinate from impaction. Stools large, black,carrion-like, or small black balls.
Female Organs. Puerperal peritonitis, with extreme foetor. Septicaemia following abortion. Menses horribly offensive. Uterine haemorrhages. Fever at each menstrual period, consequent upon latent pelvic inflammation.
Fever. Coldness and chilliness. Septic fevers. Latent pyogenic conditions.
Limbs. Throbbing in vessels of neck. Numbness of hands, arms, feet. Aching in all limbs and bones. Bed feels too hard (Arnica). Parts lain on feel sore and bruised (Baptisia). Great debility in the morning. Soreness; better from motion (Rhus.).
Sleep. Seems to be in a semi-sleep. Dreams all night.
Amelioration. From motion, or changing of position. From heat.
Compare. Echinac., Carbo veg., Arsenicum, Lachesis, Rhus, Baptisia