If a person is on long continued allopathic treatment, especially steroids or “Life-saving drugs”, discontinuing the medicine abruptly might cause sudden increase in the intensity of his symptoms. So the best way is to reduce the dosage of the allopathic medicine gradually as the improvement starts & then stop them.
Researches have shown that there is no effect of such things on the efficacy of the medicine if these are taken in moderation & a significant gap is maintained between them * the medicine. Homoeopathic medicine act well on patients habituated to coffee and betel.
Homoeopathic medicines can be safely taken by Diabetics as they contain a negligible amount of SUGAR. If necessary, medicines can be given distilled water also.
Everyone knows that homoeopathic medicines are given on the basis of symptom similarity. Primary action of the medicine may be observed by the patient as an aggravation of his disease by in fact it is only homoeopathic aggravation which is a part of curative process.
One can always take the medicine on one’s clean hands.
Homoeopathic Medicines are equally good for children and adults. If homoeopathic treatment is given to children right from the beginning, it not only helps to remove the disease completely but also increases their resistance and prevents the disease from becoming chronic, there by, developing stronger generations.
Although for initial homoeopathic prescription investigations are not required but to treat the case holistically and to know about its prognosis appropriate investigations are a must. They also help in proper management of the case and its follow up.
Single Medicine should be the first choice as per homoeopathic principles, but the complex symptom picture presented by the patient makes it difficult to prescribe the similimum at times. Hence, combination medicines have become a common practice
It appears that all homoeopathic medicines are same because they are dispensed in globules. Actually in all preparations the vehicle remains the same but it is medicated by different homoeopathic potentised dilutions.
Homoeopathy is a scientific system and is not something which can be learned from books. For becoming a homoeopath one has to complete a 5 ½ years degree course in Homoeopathy including one year intern-ship. During the course, the students are also taught, subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Jurisprudence, surgery, Medicine, Gynaecology & Obstetrics. Practising Homoeopathy without a recognized degree is a punishable offence under the law. Many colleges in India also offer post graduation in Homoeopathy. M.D.(Hom) , in Various disciplines.