Drops _ Injection solution Composition:
Drops: 100 g cont.: Podophyllum peltatum D2, Podophyllum peltatum D10, Acidum hydrochloricum D4, Acidum hydrochloricum D10, Ignatia D3, Mercurius sublimatus corrosivus D8 1g each. Contains 35 vol.-% alcohol.
Injection solution: 2.2 ml cont.: Podophyllum peltatum D2, Podophyllum peltatum D10, Acidum hydrochloricum D4, Acidum hydrochloricum D10, Ignatia D3, Mercurius sublimatus corrosivus D8 22 µl each.
Haemorrhoidal disorders, catarrhal colitis, e.g. colitis mucosa et ulcerosa; pre- operative and post-operative administration in neoplasia.
Pregnancy and lactation.
In rare cases, increased flow of saliva may occur after taking this medication. If this happens, the therapist should be consulted.
Interactions with other medication:
Drops: In general, 10 drops 3 times daily; in acute disorders, initially 10 drops every 15 minutes, over a period lasting up to two hours.
Injection solution: In acute disorders daily, otherwise 3-1 times weekly 1 ampoule i.m., s.c., i.d., i.v.
Drops: Drop bottles containing 30 and 100 ml.
Injection solution: Packs containing 5, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 2.2 ml.
Pharmacological and clinical notes
Podophyllum peltatum (may-apple)
Pancreopathy with spurting, painless diarrhoea, cholecystopathy, colitis, haemorrhoids. Acidum muriaticum (hydrochloric acid)
Chronic gastro-enteritis, dyspepsia, haemorrhoids, very sensitive to contact Ignatia (St. Ignatius’ bean)
Intestinal colic, colitis, prolapsus ani, haemorrhoids. Mercurius sublimatus corrosivus (mercury (Il) chloride) Suppurations, abscesses, dysentery, colitis, rectal tenesmus.
Based on the individual homoeopathic constituents of Podophyllum compositum, therapeutical possibilities result not only for the treatment of haemorrhoidal disorders and simple catarrhal colitis as well as colitis mucosa et ulcerosa, but also for the preliminary and after-treatment of neoplasia (pre- and post-operative, as well as before and after radiation therapy), especially when mucous and sanguineous evacuations
Alternating remedies such as Veratrum-Homaccord (colitis), Diarrheel S (gastro- enteritis), Nux vomica-Homaccord (rectal tenesmus, constipation with ineffectual straining), Mercurius-Heel S (dysenteriform diarrhoea), etc. are well adapted to Podophyllum compositum.
Since spondylolisthesis can cause or stimulate comparable disorders, in painful conditions also the intervertebral origin should always be taken into consideration.
The dosage is adjusted according to the disease, the symptoms and the stage of the illness: for preliminary and after-treatment of neoplasia (pre- or post-operative), as well as before- and after radiation therapy, 10 drops 3 times hourly and then only 3 times daily; in acute disorders, massive initial-dose therapy: 10 drops every 15 minutes. For acute disorders 1 ampoule daily, otherwise 1 ampoule 1-3 times weekly i.m., s.c., i.v.