Mercurius Proto Iodide
by H. C. Allen
Iodide of Mercury. (Hg2I2.)
Mercurius Proto Iodide suited For Diphtheritic and throat affections where the cervical and parotid glands are enormously swollen; membrane begins on or is < on right side; < by warm drinks, and empty swallowing ( Lachesis ).
Tongue: thick, yellow coating at base ( Kali bichromicum – golden yellow coating at base, [Nat. p.]; dirty or greenish-gray coating at base, Natrum sulph. ); tip and edges red; right side of throat and neck most affected.
Mercurius Proto Iodide suited For Hunterian (hard) chancre, secondary symptoms rarely follow if given in proper dose; great swelling of inguinal glands, no disposition to suppurate.