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Schwabe News Volume 5 | Issue 7-9 | July - September 2014

Alpha-MP


Introduction

Movement is a result of an interaction of muscles, joints and connective tissues.  Muscular pain (myalgia) is a symptom of the affected locomotor system.  Possible causes for muscular pain are over-exertion, trauma, inflammation of the muscles, metabolic disorders, infections, diseases of the immune system, the vascular system or the nervous system. Non-articular rheumatism can have the symptom of muscular pain. In this condition fibrous tissue and ligaments are affected.  The preferred locations of the muscular pain are the neck, the chest, the back and the extremities.

The therapeutic components of  Alpha-MP, Rhus toxicodendron, Bryonia alba, Filipendula ulmaria, Cimicifuga racemosa and Urtica urens are proven homoeopathic remedies.  They complement each other when used for the treatment of muscular pain.

Indications:  Muscular pain due to different causes.

Composition:

Rhus toxicodendron 3x                                     10%

Bryonia alba 1x                                                   10%

Filipendula ulmaria Ø                                       30%

Cimicifuga racemosa 2x                                   10%

Urtica urens 1x                                                    10%

Excipients  Q.S.

Alcohol content                                                   46%  v/v

 

Proven indications of the individual ingredients in the sphere of claimed action:

Rhus toxicodendron:  Indicated for tearing pains in tendons and ligaments with irresistible desire to move or change the position, followed by relief for a short time; when they move again the same relief follows which is for a short time.  Symptoms are worse from exertion, after fatigue, from getting wet and cold.

Bryonia alba: It covers pain as from a bruise, or of subcutaneous ulceration, or as if the flesh is detached from the bones, dragging with pressure on the periosteum.  General uneasiness, sensation of pulling throughout the whole body, weariness and weakness, especially in the morning, or on walking in the open air are relieved by this medicine.

Filipendula ulmaria: It is useful in conditions of heaviness in lower limbs, especially on ascending steps, exhaustion with stretching and yawning, and discomfort after siesta.

Cimicifuga racemosa:  Aching limbs, excessive muscular soreness, uneasy feeling in limbs, causing restlessness, weakness, trembling and spasmodic action of the muscles.  General bruised and sore feeling of the whole body are effectively covered by this ingredient.

Urtica urens:  A drug for symptoms of uric acid diathesis, it covers pain in ankles and wrists,  itching, gout like pain, rheumatism and urticaria nodosa.

 

Dosage:  Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, 10-20 drops every hour which should be gradually reduced to 10-20 drops thrice a daily. If complaints are not relieved, consult a specialist.

Note:  The product contains alcohol. In the case of children, pregnant and lactating ladies and in certain serious liver and alcohol problems, consult a specialist.

Side effects: No side effects of Alpha - MP are known.

Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to Rhus toxicodendron.

Interactions: None known up to present.

Presentation: 30 ml glass bottle pack.