Unfortunately it is often necessary to resort to opiates.
Permit me mention here only the drugs with which best results may possibly be obtained in each of the entities.
Insulin, i.e., effective specific therapy of the disease.
Patients with gastric crises frequently become addicted to the opiates while vainly seeking relief from their agonizing pain.
Most patients ultimately require sympathectomy after failure of all the drugs.
Claims have been made for both thiamines in high dosage and procaine intravenously, but very little relief is to be expected from any pharmacologic agents in this affliction; pressure seems to be more helpful than anything else; all surgical measures fail.
Drugs by Beckman.