A 31-year-old member asked:
Can homeopathy bring additional benefits to thalassemic patients on hydrea (hydroxyurea)?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Truly homeopathic "medications" are made by repeated dilutions, so that the ingredient is not really in the medication anymore (just the "essence" of it remains). That means there is no active ingredient left to cause any benefit. However, that also implies that the homeopathic "medicine" should be pretty harmless, unless some other non-homeopathic ingredients were added.
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