The individual ingredients are homoeopathic to the symptoms of the intercostal region as follows:
Arsenicum album: Burning pains, ameliorated by warm applications. Midnight aggravations.
Colocynthis: Flashlike neuralgic or neurotic pains. Intercostal pains.
Ranunculus bulbosus: Organotherapeutic relationship to the chest-wall with violent pains. Neuralgic-rheumatic pain associated with restlessness, ameliorated by constant motion.
Severe pain: 11 to 15 drops in some water in ½ - 1 hourly intervals
As improvement sets in reduce the frequency to 1-2-3 hourly. To prevent relapsing conditions it is advisable to carry on the medication over a variable period of time: 11-15 drops once dailyREMARKS
In the presence of Herpes zoster or a previous history of this complaint give additionally R68 in alternation every ½ - 1 - 2 hours.
Trigeminal- or facial neuralgias: give additionally Reckeweg R70
In sciatica: compare Reckeweg R71
In pleurisy: give additionally Reckeweg R24
In osteo-arthritis of the thoracic vertebrae as the cause of intercostal neuralgia: give additionally Reckeweg R11
In degenerative discs lesions and osteochondritis: compare Reckeweg R11
Topically use Atomare-Beckeron R30 or Lumbagin Reckeweg R61