Preventive medications for epidemics are quite frequently making news especially in epidemic areas and particular seasons, be it Chikungunya, Dengue or Swine flu, a lot of Homeopaths have claimed efficacy. Numerous camps are also being conducted. Although this serves as a great awareness and positive publicity for Homeopathy, there should be answers based on the working principles of such methods for reason gifted minds and evidence based Homeopathy.
- How does preventive homeopathic medications work since they are not same as Genus Epidemicus?
- How to ascertain which medication to be given as a preventive? Trends?
- How do i know whether the preventive is working or not?
- After treating a positive case by symptom similarity, is it advisable to give his family members a preventive medicine? How to select that preventive medicine?
Kindly put forth your valuable views regarding this. Thank you for your contribution.
Dr. Jagat Manik, MD(Hom)