Do homeopathic medicines have an expiration date?
In India, all homeopathic medicines except dilutions and back potencies have a maximum of 5 years’ shelf-life, including those supplied to consumers. In the United States, homeopathic medicines are exempted from expiry dates.
What is the shelf life of homeopathic remedies?
Drug and Cosmetic Rule, schedule? M states that shelf life for homoeopathic tincture and potencies should not be more than 60 months (5 years). This is a blanket date of expiry for all homoeopathic potencies and tinctures irrespective of their source and nature of the drug.
How can we preserve homeopathic medicine?
Remedies need to be stored away from sunlight, ideally in a cupboard away from strong smelling substances or electrical equipment. When stored correctly they can last for several years (some liquid potencies do not last so long = discard then if they become cloudy).
Does arnica have an expiration date?
Can I use Arnicare past its expiration date? No, we do not recommend using Arnicare past its expiration date.
Can we drink water after taking homeopathic medicine?
An easy to follow rule is to simply wait 15 minutes before or after eating, drinking or brushing your teeth. Homeopathic medicines may also be mixed with a small amount of clean (preferably filtered) water.
What are the side effects of homeopathic medicine?
Homeopathic remedies are considered to be well tolerated, although allergic reactions (like rashes) have been reported. Some people also find their symptoms become worse at the start of treatment. Interactions with other drugs haven’t been well studied, although they’re unlikely given the high dilution of the remedies.
Does Arnica actually work?
It found that, when compared to a placebo, arnica lotion actually increased leg pain 24 hours after atypical muscle use. However, a 2016 review of studies found that arnica is both safe and effective at easing pain after surgery.
When should homeopathy medicine be taken?
Unless directed otherwise, take your medicine at a time when you are most relaxed. For most patients this usually means evenings and weekends. This does not apply to acute cases when the dosing schedule may require multiple doses per day. Don’t take your remedy while jet lagged or before starting off on a long flight.
Can I take 2 homeopathic remedies together?
Yes, homeopathic medicine and conventional medicines may work together. It is advised that you have your doctor closely monitor this situation. Since homeopathic medicines have no side effects, they do not interact with other medicine, homeopathic or otherwise.
Can we take allopathic and homeopathic medicines together?
No healthcare system is perfect. Combining homeopathic and other alternative medicine with allopathic or mainstream medicine might work in treating people with some types of illnesses or ailments. Any kind of medical treatment should be tailored to the individual and treat the whole person, not symptoms alone.
Can we keep homeopathic medicine in fridge?
Homeopathic medicines must be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat, radiations such as microwave, TV, or strong odors such as camphor, solvents, paint, and chemicals etc. Homeopathic medicines should not be refrigerated.