Parotidinum

Natural History.
      The nosode of Mumps.

Clinical.
      Glandular affections.
      Meningitis.
      Mumps.
      Orchitis.
      Salivation.

Characteristics.
      Parotidinum has been used as a prophylactic against infection by mumps.
      In this instance it is generally given in the 6th or 30th two or three times a day to those exposed to infection.
      In the disease itself it may be given every four hours, either by itself or alternated with other indicated remedies.
      The well-known complications which sometimes occur with mumps, cerebral inflammation and orchitis suggest its possible use in these conditions.

Relations.
      Compare: Merc.