Ammonium phosphoricum

Natural History.
      Ammonie phosphas.
      Hydro-diammonic phosphate (NH4) 2 HPO4 Solution. Clinical. Facial paralysis. Gout.
      Joints, concretions on.

      This salt has been used in cases of chronic gout with nodes of urate of soda on the joints.
      C. Voigt took three grains of Am-p., with this result: In about an hour, attacked by a sense of tightness in the precordia and around the chest, nausea, thirst, a hard, small, frequent pulse, and a collapsed state of the circulation.
      Afterwards, fullness and tension in head, heaviness in limbs, unsteady, tottering gait.
      Allen says it has been used with success in some cases of facial paralysis.