Homoeopathic medicines to manage HIV patients – A report
Various type of drug toxicity and side effects are common after HIV antiviral treatment. To manage the viral diseases homoeopathy is popular due to its unique method of treatment. To find out the efficacy of homoeopathy in HIV an open clinical trial done using individualized homoeopathic medicines selected through repertorization. The aim was to see the changes in CD4 and viral load volumes after intervention of individualized homoeopathic medicines. For the study 90 subjects are enrolled in two different centres of Central Council for research in Homoeopathy (CCRH). Only 72 subjects completed the trial. The result showed that there was significant change in the viral load but no significant changes in CD4 cells. Quality of life showed statically significant improvement since after homoeopathic intervention.
Muraleedharan, K.C.; Dey, S.K.; Prasad, Popula; Siddiqui, V.A.; Dixit, Rupali; Singh, Vikram; Nayak, C. Effectiveness of homoeopathic medicines in HIV patients – A clinical trial. Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy. Vol. 4, No. 4, October-December 2010.