Early stage symptoms comprise of intolerance to sweet foods. In case of severe damage to the pancreas steatorrhoea, undigested food in stool and large stools are commonly found.
R72 homeopathic medicine differential diagnosis of stomach, intestinal, hepatic or gallbladder involvement must be made from the above mentioned symptoms can mimic any of those illnesses. Left hypo gastric pain is typical of chronic pancreatitis. Violent upper abdominal pain, however, is a constant feature of acute pancreatits. Hospitalization is necessary.
The ingredients contained in Reckweg R72 cover the symptoms associated with chronic pancreatits:
Apis Mellifica: stitching pain, oedema.
Colocynthis: Spasmodic pain of the abdomen relieved by bending double.
Lycopodium clavatum: pain from bloated abdomen, in left hypogastric region.
Momordica bals: Increased flatulence in the splenic flexue.
Phosphorus: Gastric symptoms, oily stools, fatty degeneration in advanced cases.
In pancreatitis and diseases of the pancreas: 11-15 drops in some water 3-4 times daily.
Ill-defined upper abdominal pain and gastric symptoms: give additionally Reckeweg R5, 1-2 times daily.
Hepatic and gallbladder symptoms: give additionally Reckeweg R7, 1-2 times daily.
When pain increases and becomes severe, acute pancreatitis must be suspected, give:
Reckeweg R1, 10-15 Drops 4-6 times daily.
Reckeweg R72, 10-15 Drops 3 times daily before meals. Reduce dosage as amelioration sets in.