Marasmus(see emaciation also)

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Marked emaciation of legs;ascending muscles;neck weak;cannot hold the head;flabby,loose skin;better when diarrhoea occurs Abortanum 30 or 200 6 hourly(3)
Marked emaciation of neck;dehydration;constipation;desire for extra salt Natrum mur.30 or 200 4 hourly
Emaciation with good appetite;weakness after physical or mental exertion Acid-picric.30 4 hourly
Emaciation with grandular swelling and enlargement of abdomen;nature shy Baryta carb.200 or 1M weekly(3)
Though eats well but emaciates;joints swollen and deformed Iodium 30 or 200 4 hourly
Intercurrent remedy;when there is tubercular family history;susceptible to changes of weather Tuberculinum 200 or 1M weekly(3)
Emaciation of children;mentally deficient;excitable and nervous Ambra gr.30 or 200 4 hourly
Progressive emaciation;craves for sweets which do not suit;much flatulence Argentum nit.30 or 200 4 hourly
Rapid emaciation;diarrhoea soon after drinking or eating anything;burning in stomach Arsenic alb.30 4 hourly
Emaciation of neck and face;much flatulence;desires sweets and hot drinks Lycopodium 30 or 200 4 hourly
Emaciation;cannot digest milk though desires it;craves for meat Magnesia carb.30 or 200 4 hourly
Emaciation due to defective assimilation;offensive foot sweat,chilly patient Silicea 30 or 200 4 hourly
In bottle fed babies Natrum phos.6X or 30 4 hourly

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