Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 22 10
Fibromyalgia 12 7
Anxious mood 4 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3 2
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 3 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 44

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Homeopathy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Brittle hair 1
Difficulty staying asleep 1
Hunger 1
Muscle twitching (fasciculations) 1
None 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Homeopathy

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 appful daily 1
2 other daily 1
3 other daily 1
3tablet(s) as needed 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Homeopathy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 11
Course of treatment ended 4
Expense 4
Other 4
Personal research 2
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently using Homeopathy

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Homeopathy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 7
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 33
Usually 13
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 14
Not at all hard to take 35
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 5
$100-199 4
$50-99 3
$25-49 6
< $25 13
Not specified 19
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7 patient evaluations for Homeopathy

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for flu like symptoms)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Does not work on me.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 26, 2013 (Started Mar 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle twitching (fasciculations))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Went through three graduations of doses before deciding this was not a treatment that I was willing to continue. Each dose had strong reactions that increased my ALS symptoms. Just got sick & tired of feeling sick & tired.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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