How do you take Hyland's
Is Homeopathy Regulated?
Are these herbal products?
I am lactose
intolerant. Can I take
My child just ate an
entire bottle of tablets,
what do I do?
Do these tablets
Who can I talk to for
more technical information
about Hyland's products?
Which Remedy Should I
What are the
different dosage forms?
What is the Materia
What is the
What is the
difference between acute and
Where can I learn
more about homeopathy?
Medicines are fully regulated as drugs by the FDA. All homeopathic
medicines are "governed" by the
of the United States.
little more detail:
medicines are regulated as drugs by inclusion in the Food, Drug and
Cosmetic Act. All homeopathic medicines are required to have NDC
(National Drug Codes) listed on the front panel of the label and box
and identify that the products are registered with the federal
government. Homeopathic medicines, like all drugs in the United
States, are also regulated as prescription and non-prescription. If
a remedy is regulated as a prescription item, it is necessary to
have a written prescription from a physician to obtain the remedy.
Drugs in the
United States are made according to either the United States
Pharmacopoeia (USP) or the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United
States (HPUS). These Pharmacopoeias are like cookbooks that contain
the procedures for manufacturing drugs in the United States- either
prescription or non-prescription. You can find most common drugs in
the USP and every homeopathic medicine from Arnica to Zincum in the
homeopathic medicines are regulated as drugs, in order to prescribe
or dispense homeopathic medicines, you must have a license to
prescribe medicine. If somebody makes an individual decision to use
a homeopathic over-the-counter drug for an acute illness, that is
their decision. It is illegal to tell somebody which remedy to take
unless you have a license to prescribe. It is not illegal, however,
to guide people towards books and informational materials that will
help them determine which remedy may best match their symptom