Sciatica. Sciatica as a result of prolapse of the vertebral discs. Paraesthesias, formication in legs.
Aconitum: Colds caused by dry cold air. Fommications and pains in legs. Paraesthesias especially at night.
Arsenicum album: Burning pain especially at midnight. Ameliorated by warm applications.
Colocynthis: Violent pains that are aggravated by slightest movement, cold or even touch. Cramplike drawing pain along the sciatic nerve.
Gnaphalium polycephalum: Nerve root pain with formications. Ameliorated on sitting.
Magnesium phosphoricum: Nocturnal pain, ameliorated by warm applications and pressure
In acute cases give initially 8-10 drops in some water every ¼ to ½ hour or as prescribed by the physician
When improvement sets in reduce the dosage to 10-15 drops every 1-2 hours or as prescribed by the physician
In the case of prolapse of the vertebral discs or spinal osteoarthritis it is recommended to give additionally R11, 10 to 15 drops 3-4 times daily
In sciatica after getting wet: give additionally 10 to 15 drops of R11 3 times daily
In the presence of diabetes mellitus: R40
Intercostal neuralgia: R69
In the presence of hypertrophy of the prostate gland: if necessary give in addition to R71 also R25
Peripheral vascular disorders together with acroparasthesia: R63
In trigeminal- and facial neuralgias: R70
Topically use Lumbagin R61 rheumatic ointment, if necessary also Atomare-Beckeron R30
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