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Bromide of Potassium in Epilepsy

  • P. Norton Manning (a1)

In the “Practitioner” for January, 1874, the late Dr. Anstie related a case of Epilepsy “cured” by Bromide of Potassium as the solitary instance within his own experience in which well-developed fits were completely stopped and remained absent long after the discontinuance of the medicine, and mentioned that Dr. Hughlings Jackson, whose general experience on this subject was in substantial agreement with his own, had never seen such a case. The combined experience of Dr. Anstie and Dr. Hughlings Jackson must have extended over such a wide field that I do not doubt but that the two following cases, in which Bromide of Potassium, in combination with Cannabis Indica, appeared to “cure” well-marked and established Epilepsy, will be interesting:—

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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Bromide of Potassium in Epilepsy

  • P. Norton Manning (a1)
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