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Glacial Acetic Acid CH3COOH

Adapted to pale lean persons with lax, flabby muscles; face pale, waxy (Fer.).
Haemorrhage; from every mucous outlet, nose, throat, lungs, stomach, bowels, uterus (Fer., Mill.); metrorrhagia; vicarious; traumatic epistaxis (Arn.).
Marasmus and other wasting diseases of children (Abrot., Iod., Sanic., Tub.).
Great prostration; after injuries (Sulph. ac.); after surgical shock; after anaesthetics.
Thirst; intense, burning, insatiable even for large quantities in dropsy, diabetes, chronic diarrhoea; but no thirst in fever.
Sour belching and vomiting of pregnancy, burning water-brash and profuse salivation, day and night (Lac. ac., salivation < at night, Mer. s.).
Diarrhoea; copious, exhausting, great thirst; in dropsy, typhus, phthisis; with night sweats.
True croup, hissing respiration, cough with inhalation (Spong.); last stages.
Inhalation of vapor of cider vinegar has been successfully used in croup and malignant diphtheria.
Cannot sleep lying on the back (sleeps better on back, Ars.); sensation of sinking in abdomen causing dyspnoea; rests better lying on belly (Am. c.).
Hectic fever, skin dry and hot; red spot on left cheek and drenching night sweats.
Relationship. It antidotes anaesthetic vapors (Amyl.); fumes of charcoal and gas; Opium and Stramonium.
Cider vinegar antidotes Carbolic acid.
Follows well; after Cinchona, in haemorrhage; after Digitalis, in dropsy.
It aggravates; the symptoms of Arn., Bell., Lach., Mer., especially the headache from Belladonna.


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