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Lithium Bromatum | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Lithium Bromatum

Lithium Bromatum | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Bromide of Lithium. Li. br. Trituration. Tincture.

Clinical ; Apoplexy. Epilepsy. Speech, thick. Vertigo.

Characteristics : Weir Mitchell, quoted by Hale, is the authority for this medicament. He gave thirty grains to a gentleman (who had had one previous attack of apoplexy and was hemiplegic) for these symptoms: Numbness, vertigo, headache, and thickness of speech. The one dose removed them in half an hour. Mitchell gave it in epilepsy when other bromides were not borne. Hale mentions that it removed these symptoms in a case: After any prolonged mental exertion, flushed face, insomnia, and intense pain between the shoulders.

Lithium Bromatum | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

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