Acetanilidum

Natural History.
     Antifibrinum

General.
     Depresses heart, respiration and blood pressure, lowers temperature. Cyanosis and collapse. Increased susceptibility to cold. Destroys red blood corpuscles; pallor.

Head.
     Enlarged sensation. Fainting. Moral depravity.

Eyes.
     Pallor of optic discs, contracted visual field and shrinking retinal vessel; mydriasis.

Heart.
     Weak, irregular, with blue mucous membranes, albuminuria, edema of feet and ankles.

Relationship.
     Compare: Antipyrine.

Dose.
     Used as a sedative and antipyretic for various forms of headache and neuralgia in doses of one to three grains. For the homeopathic indications use the third potency.