Acetic acid [Acet-ac.]
Glacial Acetic Acid
This drug produces a condition of
profound anemia, with some dropsical symptoms, great debility, frequent
fainting, dyspnea, weak heart, vomiting, profuse urination and sweat. Hemorrhage
from any part. Especially indicated in pale, lean persons, with lax, flabby
muscles. WASTING AND DEBILITY. Acetic acid has the power to LIQUEFY ALBUMINOUS
AND FIBRINOUS DEPOSITS. Epithelial cancer, internally and locally (W. Owens).
Sycosis with nodules and formations in the joints. Hard chancre. The 1X solution
will soften and cause formation of pus.
Irritable, worried about business
Nervous headache, from abuse of
narcotics. Blood rushes to head with delirium. Temporal vessels distended.
SALIVATION. FERMENTATION in
stomach. Intense burning thirst. Cold drinks distress. Vomits after every kind
of food. Epigastric tenderness. Burning pain as of an ulcer. Cancer of Stomach.
Sour belching and vomiting. Burning water brash and profuse salivation.
Hyperchlorhydria and gastralgia. VIOLENT BURNING PAIN IN STOMACH AND CHEST,
FOLLOWED BY COLDNESS OF SKIN AND COLD SWEAT ON FOREHEAD. Stomach feels as if she
had taken a lot of vinegar.
Feels as if abdomen was sinking in.
Frequent watery stools, worse in morning. TYMPANITIC. Ascites. Hemorrhage from
Large quantities of pale urine.
Diabetes, with great thirst and debility. (Ph-ac.)
Excessive catamenia. HEMORRHAGES
AFTER LABOR. Nausea of pregnancy. Breasts painfully enlarged, distended with
milk. Milk impoverished, bluish, transparent, sour. Anemia of nursing mothers.
Hoarse, hissing respiration;
DIFFICULT BREATHING; COUGH WHEN INHALING. Membranous croup. Irritation of
trachea and bronchial tubes. False membrane in throat. Profuse bronchorrhea.
Putrid sore throat (gargle).
Pain in back, RELIEVED ONLY BY
LYING ON ABDOMEN.
Emaciation. Edema of feet and legs.
Pale, waxen, Edematous. Burning,
dry, hot skin, or bathed in profuse sweat. Diminished sensibility of the surface
of body. Useful after stings, bites, etc. Varicose swellings. Scurvy; anasarca.
HECTIC, WITH DRENCHING
NIGHT-SWEATS. RED SPOT ON LEFT CHEEK. NO THIRST IN FEVER. Ebullitions. SWEAT
Acetic acid is antidotal to all
anaesthetic vapors. Counteracts sausage poisoning.
Compare: Am-acet. (Profuse
saccharine urine, patient is bathed in sweat.) Benzoin oderiferum - Spice-wood
(night sweats.) Ars.; China; Digitalis; Liatris. General anasarca in heart and
kidney disease, dropsy, and chronic diarrhoea.)
Third to thirtieth potency. Not to
be repeated too often, except in croup.