Yes. Homoeopathic medicines are very safe.The mode of preparation of Homoeopathic medicines is such that the medicines are repeatedly diluted and succussed to enhance the inherent curative powers of natural substances. By this method the material quantity of natural substances is reduced to minimal. So there are no side effects.
Homoeopathy can be taken along with conventional medicines like antihypertensives, insulin, dietary supplements or other medicines which the body is used to for years and need a slow withdrawal.
It totally depends on the disease, its duration and prognosis. A recently developed disease might need medicine for a shorter period while a chronic disease of many years might require medicine for longer periods.
No, the patient is only advised to avoid eating or drinking 15 minutes before or after taking Homoeopathic medication. One has to avoid coffee, raw onion and raw garlic. Also avoid eating mint, camphor and menthol as these can hinder the action of the Homoeopathic medicine or antidote the effects of the medicine.
It is absolutely safe to take Homoeopathic medicines for children and during pregnancy; in fact Homoeopathy is helpful in treating various pregnancy and post delivery ailments. If the treatment is planned in a proper way during pregnancy it will have lots of benefits to the mother and the child. The child will be much healthier and the medicines will help to fight the hereditary diseases which are carried from generation to generation. In fact if Homoeopathy is given during pregnancy, the delivery would be normal and easier. The child will be relatively healthier and emotionally well balanced, intellectually sound and physically stronger.
No. The pills of Homoeopathic medicines are made from sugar but they work only as vehicles. Actual liquid medicine prepared from various natural medicinal substances, is poured over the pills and dispensed as medications. Homoeopathic medicines are also available in liquid form or tinctures, which can be administered directly or by diluting them in water whenever required. There are about 3000 medicines and 10 variable potencies (powers of medicines) of each medicine.
No. It is a misconception that has been developing in the recent times. Due in many cases after seeing the improvement in a very short time people think that homoeopaths give steroids. All Homoeopathic medicines are prepared by using scientific predefined methods of extracting the medicinal properties from source substances. There is no scope or need to adulterate the derived medicines with any other substances, as this would completely obliterate the curative properties of the same. The prescription of homoeopathic medicines is based on the similarity of the symptoms of the patient with those produced by the drug (in its purest form) when proved (clinical trials) in healthy individuals. So any addition to the original medicine would completely alter its medicinal properties and hence alter it non-curative. Also if steroid is added the medicines will taste bitter.

If the patient has any doubts he should check the medicines from a standard laboratory before consuming any quantity.
Yes why not? As the daily dietary intake of sugar by a person would normally far exceed the minuscule quantity consumed in the form of Homoeopathic pills (Approximately the quantity of sugar consumed with 1 cup of tea is same as being consumed by entire week of Homoeopathic medication). The patient also has an option of taking the medicines in liquid form, or by inhalation. Besides this, Homoeopathic pills are composed of lactose that is not harmful even for diabetes.
Not really. If medicine is given accurately and after overall assessment of susceptibility of the patient, aggravation is rare.
Homoeopathy has no bar for age and sex; it is equally effective for every human being in every stage of their life from birth till death.
Yes. Homoeopathy has wonderful remedies that give prompt relief in acute cases like fever, cough, cold, diarrhea, headaches etc. when the person opts for Homoeopathy at the onset of the ailment.
Yes, it does. Surgery is a separate branch of medicine. It has to be resorted to in conditions that are beyond the domain of medicine. But one can avoid surgery in certain cases as Homoeopathy can effectively treat many so called surgical conditions like tonsillitis, piles, warts, kidney stones etc.
The Homoeopath needs to know every minutest detail about you which characterizes you, something which is unusual about you, so that he can find the right remedy for you. Homoeopath needs to understand you, your nature, your complaints and your disturbed mental and emotional state in order to reach to the core of your case.

Any peculiar habit that you have, your past medical history, past affairs, about your childhood details, any thing and every thing about you will help the physician to help you. So if you give an honest and correct history to the physician, he can assess your case accurately. Anything that you confide in your physician will be strictly confidential and helpful.