Antimonium Muriaticum

Chloride of Antimony. Butter of Antimony. Sb. Cl3. Trituration.

Clinical.-Cancer of lip.

Characteristics.-This remedy is unproved. It has been used in cancer of lower lip. Poisoning symptoms show-stupor, insensibility, collapse and cold, clammy surface. Pupils inactive, eyes sunken, lustreless. Nausea, vomiting, burning pains in throat and stomach; frequent abortive efforts to defecate. Mucous membranes destroyed.

Relations.-Compare: Other antimony salts; Acids; Arsen., Carb. v., Conium (cancer of lower lip and ineffectual urging to stool).