Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Platinum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Pressive pain in the chest, as after straining in lifting.
Cramp-like pain in the left side of the chest, gently increasing and decreasing.
Dull thrusting pressure in the left half of the
Intermitting cramp-like pressure in the chest, below the right clavicle.
Dull thrusts on a costal cartilage on the left side near the lower part on the sternum.
Cutting thrusts upward, in the right half of the chest.
Dull pressure on a small spot of the upper part of the chest.
Dull, painful stitch, frequently in the right side of the chest, especially on inspiring (aft. 5 h.).
Sudden stitch in the left side of the chest, below the top of the shoulder, so that he started up.
Burning between two of the left ribs, on the chest, at rhythmical intervals.
Burning and shooting in the lower part of the heart.
Twitching pricking on a spot on the right side of the chest, recurring after scratching.
Sensation in the chest of fasting, as after rising too early; this lasts long after rising, and is gradually aggravated, with nausea; it goes off about noon.
Sudden arrest of breathing in the throat, as when walking against a sharp wind.
Oppression of breathing, with a warm rising from the scrobiculus cordis to the pit of the throat; she has to breathe deeply; attended with a hoarse voice which goes off again after the oppression.
Great oppression and anxiety in the chest, with frequent warm rising from the scrobiculus cordis into the pit of the throat.
Weakness of the chest, as if the breath would give out, she breathes deeply, but cannot breathe deeply enough, because impeded by the weakness of the respiratory organs.
Lack of breath, on taking a short walk.
Deep breathing, from a sensation as if a load lay on the chest.
Frequent deep breathing, without anxiety or oppression of the chest.
Asthma, as if she was laced too tight, with difficult, slow respiration.≡ more ...