Sulfonalum (Sulfon)

A Coal-tar Product

(SULFONAL)

Generals: Vertigo of cerebral origin, cerebellar disease, ataxic symptoms and chorea, present a field for the homeopathic employment of this drug. Profound weakness, gone, faint feeling, and despondency. Loss of control of sphincter. Muscular inco-ordination.

Mind: Mental confusion, incoherency, illusions; apathetic. Alternation of happy, hopeful states with depression and weakness. Extreme irritability.

Head: Dropsy, stupid; pain on attempting to raise head. Double vision; heavy look about eyes; tinnitus, aphasia; tongue as if paralyzed. Eyes bloodshot and restless. Vertigo, unable to rise. Double vision; ptosis; tinnitus; dysphagia, difficult speech.

Urinary: Albuminuria, with casts. Scanty. Pink color. Constant desire to urinate; scanty, brownish red. Haemato-porphyrinuria.

Respiratory: Congestion of lungs; stertorous breathing. Sighing dyspnoea.

Extremities: Ataxic movements, staggering gait; cold, weak, trembling; legs seem too heavy. Extreme restlessness; muscular twitchings. Knee-jerks disappear. Stiffness and paralysis of both legs. Anaesthesia of legs.

Sleep: Fidgety, wakeful, drowsy. Insomnia.

Skin: Itching, bluish purpura. Erythema.

Relations: TrionalTrional; insomnia associated with physical excitement; (vertigo, loss of equilibrium, ataxia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stertorous breathing, cyanosis, tinnitus, hallucinations).

Dose: Third trituration.

Non-Homeopathic Uses. - As a hypnotic. Dose, ten to thirty grains in hot water. Takes about two hours to act.