Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 21 10
Fibromyalgia 11 5
Anxious mood 3 1
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 3 2
Parkinson's Disease 3 6
Allergies 2 4

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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
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 41

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Homeopathy

Side effect Patients
Difficulty sleeping through night 1
Emotional instability 1
Muscle twitching (fasciculations) 1
None 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Homeopathy

Dosage Patients
daily 8
as needed 2
weekly 2
1 appful daily 1
2 other daily 1
3 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Homeopathy

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Reason Patients
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
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Homeopathy

Duration Patients
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
Always 32
Usually 10
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 11
Not at all hard to take 33
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 5
< $25 11
Not specified 18
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7 patient evaluations for Homeopathy

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marie1970
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marie1970
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F46y
CFS:19y Dx
I am: n
I have:
ME/CFS

See marie1970's full Homeopathy history

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Flu like symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Does not work on me.

  • 0 helpful marks
TinaLuvsLife
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TinaLuvsLife
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See TinaLuvsLife's full Homeopathy history

May 26, 2013 (Started Mar 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (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
Natural
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Natural
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See Natural's full Homeopathy history

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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