Acetic Acid - Veterinary Materia Medica of Homeopathic Remedies
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Acetic Acid (Glacial Acetic Acid)

Homeopathic remedy for

ANESTHESIA - ANTIDOTE and SURGICAL SHOCK - Aceticum Acidum can be used for an animal who is too slow in coming around after anesthesia. DOSE: ACETIC ACID 6c every 15 minutes until the animal is conscious. Only resort to this if recovery is definitely too slow. NOTE: After the animal revives Acetic Acid should be antidoted with a dose of Aconite, before any additional remedies are administered.

DIABETES - Great thirst, wasting and debility, acid urine, vomiting after food, intense thirst and edema, passes large quantities of pale urine, bloody stool, nausea.

REMEDY PICTURE - Profound anemia, emaciation, with edema (accumulation of fluid) in legs and feet, great debility, weak heart, vomiting, profuse urination, great thirst. Hemorrhage can occur from any mucus membrane. It is especially indicated in patients who are lean, with flabby muscle tone. The Acetic Acid picture is one of PROFOUND WEAKNESS. The animal may be hemorrhaging from various body orifices. There can be EXTREME THIRST, with NO STRENGTH to drink.

Keynotes
Keynotes give us clues to choosing a remedy. Especially in acute prescribing.

• Intense, insatiable thirst for large quantities

• No thirst in fever

• Pale, waxy skin color

• Passes large quantities of pale urine

• Great prostration: after surgery, injuries, shock

• Anguish and anxiety

• Desires to be carried


Modalities
What makes the animal feel better or worse.

Worse: Lying on back. At night. After eating.

Better: Lying on abdomen. Rest. During daytime.

Dose:
6c to 12c potency

For detailed treatments and dosing instruction in veterinary homeopathy, we recommend using Pet Remedy Charts, 'Homeopathy to the Rescue' for dogs, cats, horses or birds.

Please Note: Any information given in this website is not intended to be taken as a replacement for medical advice. Anyone with an animal with a medical condition requiring veterinary attention should consult a qualified DVM practitioner or veterinary emergency care clinic.
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