Dr.Reckeweg R28 drops is Homeopathic medicine indicated for painful menstruation that is accompanied by abdominal cramps (dysmenorrhea), absence of a woman’s menstrual period during her reproductive age, or failure of menses (amenorrhea).
It is a German specialty homeopathic medicine which is also known by the name of Secalen.
- Product name: DR. RECKEWEG R 28
- Brand/Manufacturer: DR. RECKEWEG
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Proprietary Homeopathic Medicine
- Main Indication: Dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea
- Presentation Size : 22ml
- Price of R28: INR 220
- Contraindications: No known contraindication
- Interactions: No known interaction
- Side-effects: No known side effects
R 28 Composition
Acidum sulfuricum D4
It is given when a patient has weakness especially in the digestive tract giving a very relaxed feeling in the stomach with a craving for stimulants. It is given when a patient has tremors and weaknesses in the body. She does everything in hurry. It can be given for conditions like hot flushes which are followed by perspiration with trembling. It is suited for patients who unwilling to answer questions. It is given for menses early and profuse. It can be given for acrid leucorrhoea with a burning question which is associated with bloody mucus. It can treat any type of bleeding.
Aesculus hippocastanum D2
It is given when a patient has backache with the absence of actual constipation. The patient has severe pain with little bleeding. It is given when a patient has flying pain all over the body. It is given when a patient has constant throbbing in the lower abdomen near pubic symphysis. It can also be taken when a patient has a white discharge from the vagina with lameness of the back. It is dark yellow with sticky which causes burning. This is worse after menses. It treats the collection of blood in veins which produce clots in veins.
It is a very good remedy for hemorrhages that are black and stringy. It is suited to a person who is angry with violence which is followed by repentance. The patient also has laughing mania. There are sudden changes from hilarity to melancholy. It is a very good remedy for threatened abortion especially when hemorrhage is dark and stringy. Menses are often dark, viscid, too frequent and copious, black and slimy. It is a very good remedy for menorrhagia, which is worse from least movement. It treats different reasons for irregular periods like the menstrual blood that is dark or black in color.
Ferrum Phosphoric D8
It is suited to a patient who is robust and nervous sensitive, anemic with false and easy flushing. It is given when menses every 3 weeks with bearing down sensation and pain on top of the head. It acts on blood circulation and acts excellently in the dilatation of veins.
It is a very good remedy for venous congestion. So it is very useful for varicose veins and hemorrhoids with bruised soreness of the affected part. It is a very good remedy when a patient has pain in the abdomen with menses. It is given when menses are dark, profuse with soreness in the abdomen. It occurs midway between menstrual periods. Pain is felt between menses. It can also be given profuse leucorrhoea with itching in the vulva. It treats exhaustion due to blood loss.
Secale Cornut D6
This remedy can be given to old ladies who are lean. The patient feels better from the cold. It can be given when a patient has a hemorrhage with continuous oozing thin fetid watery black blood. It is a very good remedy for pain during menses with coldness and intolerance of heat. It cures burning pain in a uterus with brownish leucorrhoea. Menses are irregular, copious, and dark. It can be given when a patient has continuous oozing of watery blood till the next period. It can also be taken when a patient has the suppression of milk with dark offensive discharge from the vagina after childbirth.
R 28 Important Therapeutic Uses
It is indicated in conditions like-
It is a homeopathic formula that is indicated for painful menses which is related to abdominal cramps. It can also be given when a patient has an absence of menses. It acts on the involuntary muscles of internal organs mainly unstriped muscles. It is also helpful in symptoms that occur as a result of blood loss.
- It is given when a patient has flushes of heat which are followed by sweating.
- It can be given when a patient has dull pain in the back.
Dysmenorrhoea and amenorrhoea are most common problems which are prevalent in modern time.
Dysmenorrhoea means menses is present with severe pain. Pain varies from dull throbbing pain which is seen in the lower mid-abdomen. It sometimes radiates towards the thighs and lower back. The pain usually begins at the time of menses and lasts for 3 days.
The reason for dysmenorrhoea can be many-
- Lack of exercise.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease.
- Inflammatory bowel disease.
Sometimes pain in the abdomen radiates to the lower back, vomiting, nausea, irritability, diarrhea, dizziness, and sweating.
It is a very good remedy for the lack of menses. It can be due to a primary or secondary cause. It is due to an imbalance of hormones and the presence of male hormones in the body.
Primary amenorrhoea– Refers to the absence of bleeding and development of secondary sexual characteristics like pubic hair and breast development in girls by age of 14 or 16 years.
Secondary amenorrhoea- Refers to the absence of menstrual bleeding in women who had been menstruating, but later stops for 3 or more months in absence of pregnancy.
R 28 Dosage
According to the graveness, 4 to 6 times a day 10 to 15 drops of Dr.Reckeweg R 28 in some water before meals.
After improvement, reduce the dose to 3 times daily 10 drops of Dr.Reckeweg R 28.
Even after complete recovery, take the medicine for a longer period of time.
It will be advisable to take 5 to 10 drops of Dr.Reckeweg R 28 twice daily (morning and night), for about 8 days before the next menstruation is due.
The self-healing powers of the body during an illness are triggered by the biological homeopathic specialties of Dr. Reckeweg and Co.Gmbh, Bensheim, which acts as a specific stimulus in treatment.
The pharmaceutical properties of each of the individual ingredients complement one another in their effect on the individual symptoms and illness (stage)
The indicated quantity of Dr.Reckeweg R28 drops should be taken before meals with some water unless otherwise prescribed by a doctor. Medicines indicated for external use should be applied to the affected area and gently rubbed until absorbed by the skin.
R28 Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects and Suggestions
- It has no known side-effect.
- It has no known drug interaction.
- It is completely safe to take this medicine in recommended doses.
- The medication should not be taken if a patient develops any hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients
- Homeopathic medicines should be taken after cleaning the mouth and preferably on an empty stomach.
- Please do not eat strong-smelling food items such as onion, garlic, etc. within half an hour before and after taking the medicine.
- Do not take tobacco in any form.
- Generally, medications should not be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor.
During homeopathic treatment, no other medicines should be taken, unless suggested by a qualified homeopathic doctor.
This being a natural product, it may sometimes precipitate slightly or become cloudy, but this does not affect the quality and effectiveness of the product. If this happens, shake the product well before using it.
Keep the medicines:
- Away from strong smelling substances like camphor, menthol, etc.
- In a cool, dry place away from direct exposure to sunlight.
- Away from the reach of children.