A Text-Book of Materia Medica.
(Characteristic, Analytical, and Comparative.)
By Pr. Allen Corson Cowperthwaite, M. D., PH. D., LL. D.
Iodide of Iron.- FeI2.
Combines with the blood state and debility of iron, the cachexia of iodine, rendering it especially useful in scrofulous and chlorotic conditions, and when the system is in an impoverished state.
In such persons, its chief curative range is in the female sexual system, where may be present passive congestion, atony, and uterine displacements, with their usual phenomena.
Head.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Ears.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Roaring in the ears.
Face.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Injected, red ; chlorotic look. (Ars., Ferr.)
Abdomen.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Fullness even after a little food, as if she had eaten too much (Lyc.) ; a sort of upward pressure ; stuffed feeling as if she could not lean forward. (Nux v.)
Urine.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Dark-colored, depositing a thick white sediment ; urine scalds.
Female Organs.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Constant bearing down as if something was coming away ; while sitting, feels as if pushed something up ; she can touch the cervix uteri. (Bell., Lil.)
Retroversion of the uterus (clinical).
Leucorrhoea like boiled starch ; when the bowels move the discharge is stringy.
Itching and soreness of vulva and vagina (Sulph.) ; parts much swollen.
Therapeutic Range.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Atony and passive congestion of female organs ; uterine displacements ; chlorosis in scrofulous patients ; suppurative stage of tuberculosis ; scrofulous affections in general.
Compare.- (Ferrum iodatum)
Caul., Ferr., Helon., Sep., Sulph.