by H. C. Allen
Digitalis Purpurea has Sudden flushes of heat, followed by great nervous weakness and irregular intermitting pulse, occurring at the climacteric; < by least motion.
Weak heart without valvular complications.
Digitalis Purpurea has Sensation as if heart would stop beating if she moved (Cocaine – fears that unless constantly on the move, heart will cease beating, Gelsemium ).
Faintness or sinking at the stomach; exhaustion; extreme prostration; feels as if he were dying.
Night emissions, with great weakness of genitals after coitus.
Great weakness of chest, cannot bear to talk ( Stannum ).
Stools: very light, ash-colored; delayed, chalky ( Chelidonium, Podophyllum ); almost white ( Calcarea, Cinchona ); pipe-stem stool; involuntary.
Pulse full, irregular, very slow and weak; intermitting every third, fifth or seventh beat.
Digitalis Purpurea has Face pale, deathlike appearance and bluish-red.
Blueness of skin, eyelids; lips and tongue.
Digitalis Purpurea has Respiration irregular, difficult, deep sighing.
The fingers “go to sleep” frequently and easily.
Digitalis Purpurea has Dropsy: post-scarlatinal; in Bright’s disease; with suppression of urine; of internal and external parts; with fainting when there are organic affections of the heart (with soreness in uterine region, [Conv.]).
Fatal syncope may occur when being raised to upright position.
Relations. – Cinchona antidotes the direct action of Digitalis and increases the anxiety.
Aggravation. – When sitting, especially when sitting erect; motion.