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Monday, June 30, 2008

Clinical Trial of Homoeopathic Preparations of Amyleum Nitrosum, Azathioprine, Cocainum Muriaticum and Cyclosporine in HIV Disease- a study report

This Clinical  study was undertaken under guidance of Dr. V.P. Singh ,Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy , New Delhi at the RRI, Mumbai (May, 1989) and CRU, Chennai (October, 1991)  by CCRH to ascertain whether homoeopathy can play a role in the treatment and management of HIV infection . The results obtained during the pilot study prompted a randomized placebo controlled study at Mumbai (1995-97). The results of the study were published in the British Homeopathic Journal (1999).

In  between April 1998 and March 2003  , 237 HIV infected individuals including, 96 Females and 8 children less than 10 years of age were enrolled in the study .Three of these individuals were suffering from concurrent Hepatitis B infection and 2 were reactive to VDRL . Amyleum Nitrosum, Azathioprine, Cocainum Muriaticum and Cyclosporine were primarily used as medicines under trial . Other Homoeopathic medicines were used only during seasonal minor ailments based on presenting signs and symptoms.

Assessment of Outcome :

  • The response to the treatment was assessed at the end of the study and was based on the change in clinical presentation
  • The response to treatment was also assessed by the haematological and immunological  investigations such as CD4/CD8 counts
  • Most of these investigations were conducted at the Council’s HIV Research Lab.

Download the report  in power point presentation .

3 comments:

pooja said...

hie,
that was a great analysis...
where can i find the detailed analysis on this issue by Dr V.P. Singh ???

Dana Ullman said...

Thanks for this work. Could you clarify which potencies were used of these medicines? At present, the presentation only mentioned specific potencies that were made of these medicine, not which were used in the study.

Also, will this study be published somewhere? Please email me at: mail@homeopathic.com
(I have previously written about homeopathy and AIDS in peer-review medical journals).

Dr Prabhat Tandon said...

You can find the full report on http://www.ccrhindia.org/abstracts/cr/hivdrug.htm
Unfortunately the pdf link is not working.