After Nux Vomica, if the hiccough is violent.
Dose. -Two drops in a dessertspoonful of water.
Is in all simple cases the best remedy.
Dose. -As Belladonna.
Holding the breath is the most simple, and in many cases the most effective way of stopping hiccough; or drinking a draught of cold water. When it occurs in infants they may be placed to the breast. If subject to this little trouble, attention should be paid to diet, care being taken not too eat too quickly, nor too much at a time.