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Dr. Vikas Sharma says ‘Homeopathy plays a supportive role in the case of tuberculosis along with conventional treatment for managing its symptoms. Homeopathic medicines help to manage its signs and symptoms including mild breathing difficulty, cough, chest pain, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue, and vomiting.’
- These medicines work as supplementary by boosting the body’s immune system to fight the infection.
- These medicines are recommended only when the symptoms are of mild to moderate intensity and not in severe cases.
- The homeopathic medicine for symptom management of TB needs to be carefully selected depending on the symptoms of an individual under the doctor advise only
- In no case, homeopathy is considered a substitute for conventional treatment given in Tuberculosis
Homeopathy Pulmonary Tuberculosis Medicines
Hepar Sulph 200 - is most helpful in the initial stage of tuberculosis. The symptoms indicating its use are cough, stitching pain in the chest, and oppression of breathing. The cough is hoarse, loose, and rattling. In the first stage (primary infection), Immune system cells find and capture the TB germs. The immune system may destroy the germs but some captured germs may still survive and multiply
Stannum Met 30 - for cases in which there is cough, weakness, and weight loss. In cases needing it the cough is attended with copious, greenish, or yellowish-coloured expectoration. It has an offensive taste. Sometimes there is tough glairy mucus mixed with pus. Difficulty in breathing may also be present. This is worse from motion.
Tuberculinum 1M – a top-grade pulmonary tuberculosis medicine as per Dr.Sharma. In cases needing it there is a dry, hard, hacking cough. It is present throughout the day but gets worse during sleep. Profuse sweating is present with this. Cough is a significant feature of pulmonary tuberculosis which may begin gradually and worsen over a few weeks with a persistent cough that may throw up blood
Spongia 30 - when there is cough, weakness, and breathing difficulty. Common symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis are chest pain and shortness of breath that result from a pleural effusion (a buildup of fluid between the thin membranes, the pleura, that cover the lungs and line the inside of the chest wall). Cough is dry, the hacking type where it is required. It worsens from evening to midnight. It is also worse from cold air exposure
Phosphorus 200 when cough throws up mucus and blood-stained expectoration is found. Coughing up blood or mucus (sputum) is a sign of TB in the lungs. It can occur due to bleeding from the cavity wall, endobronchial tuberculosis (TB), or post-TB bronchiectasis, common cause is the bronchial artery involvement in pulmonary tuberculosis. Along with this cough and soreness in the chest is present. Easy fatigue and weight loss are also there. Fever and night sweats
Iodum/Iodium 1M - for cases in which weight loss is excessive, fever and profuse night sweats, short, irritating type cough, Pressure and heaviness on the chest. A PTB patient may lose up to 2 kg or more within 4 weeks during TB treatment. Even with increased calorie and macronutrient intake, infection with TB leads to loss of fat-free and fat mass.
Calcarea Carb 200 for cough and chest constriction present. Chest pain is of the pleural type in appears as a heavy tightening feeling on the chest of a TB patient. For using Calcaera carb the cough is loose with rattling in the chest. Profuse sputum is expectorated with cough. It is whitish–yellow colored.
Kali Carb 30 when there is a cough and stitching pain in the chest. Cough is exhausting where this medicine is required. With a cough, there is profuse expectoration of whitish-yellow pus or green-colored scabs. Whistling and wheezing
Source: blog article in drhomeo dot com
Tip For best results, the medicines should match the indicated symptoms or as advised by your doctor
Note: above medicines are available in 2-dram medicated globules or 30 ml dilutions (sealed unit).
Dosage: (Pills) Adult and children 2 years of age and older: Dissolve 4 pills under the tongue 3 times a day until relieved or as directed by a physician. (Drops): The usual dosage is 3-4 drops in a teaspoon of water 2-3 times daily. Dosage may vary depending on the conditions. Always consult a Homeopathic Physician before taking medicines
Other homeopathy specialty medicines for Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Dr.Reckeweg R48 drops German homeopathic formulation, indicated for pulmonary weakness and the initial appearance of tuberculosis. TB may turn from being a treatable infectious disease into a chronic disease and scar the lung permanently. Because, unlike other respiratory infections, TB can lead to permanent lung damage. Early detection & treatment with remedies like R48 is advised.
Bakson Kof Aid Bakson's Kof aid plus is a combination of homeopathic remedies, which provides quick relief from coughs associated with various disorders (including Tuberculosis) without any side effects. Contains Justicia adhatoda for paroxysmal cough with suffocative obstruction of respiration
Allen A66 Drops TB is a serious infection caused by the mycobacterium tuberculosis that multiplies in the lungs and causes mild inflammation. A66 is indicated for lung infections and swelling.
Haslab Bico 32 Biochemic combination of cell salts for phthisis accompanied by low fever, loss of flesh, cough, and blood from lungs.
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