Acidum carbolicum MT is indicated in cases where there are putrid discharges from any of the orifices of the body; when there is profound prostration, physical exhaustion and collapse. It if of service in severe headache, which may be frontal or in the temples, but is attended with a sensation as of a band about the head. In cases of diphtheria it is indicated by the foul odor from the mouth. Also useful in scarlet fever, fermentative and nervous dyspepsia, vomiting of drunkards and pneumonia.
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