Position Statements

Position Statements

Position statements from the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP)

Consideration of Homeopathic Medicine as a Vaccine Alternative

 Milwaukie, Ore., Autumn 2015—As the public debate on vaccinations rises, more healthcare providers and parents alike seek information. The American Association Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) reminds manufacturers and marketers that the promotion of any product—homeopathic or otherwise—as an over-the-counter alternative to a vaccine is a violation of federal and state law. Furthermore, in a letter to the HomeopathicRead More >

Experts Discuss Advertising of Homeopathic Medicines at FTC Workshop

Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2015—Trade association leaders, experts in consumer marketing and regulations, and top physicians came together on Monday, September 21 in Washington, D.C. at “Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising: A Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop.” President of the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) Mark Land stated, “We have a remarkable story to shareRead More >

Homeopathic Industry Proposes More Broad Use of Disclosures to FTC as the Path Forward

Industry leaders provide perspective on partnership opportunities for Federal Trade Commission Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 2015— To better help consumers make informed choices, the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) proposed strengthening product label and advertising disclosures to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today in Washington, D.C. at the agency’s “Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising” workshop.Read More >

AAHP Addresses OTC Homeopathic Drug Products for Asthma

The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP), representing the principal manufacturers and distributors of homeopathic medicines in the United States, said today it fully supports the Food and Drug Administration’s position that consumers should seek the advice of their health care provider if they suspect they or their children are experiencing symptoms of asthma, whichRead More >

AAHP Response to Australian Study on Homeopathic Effectiveness

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Information Paper: Evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions On March 11, 2015, the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) released an information paper and announcement regarding evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions. The American Association of Homeopathic PharmacistsRead More >

Safety Record of Homeopathic Medicines

While the causal relationship between intranasal zinc preparations and anosmia is examined in a study published in the July 2010 issue of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, the study’s practical application on public health is reduced to supporting action taken the following summer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in removing related products from the marketplace.Read More >

Bioterrorism

The anthrax and related bioterror scares put quite a strain on the information resources of the homeopathic industry.Read More >

Diabetic Homeopathic Products

AAHP fully supports the Food and Drug Administration position that OTC drug product labels shall bear indications for use consistent with conditions amenable to self diagnosis and treatment.Read More >

Avian Flu

AAHP wishes to inform the public of its view of the sale of homeopathic medication to prevent or treat Avian Flu.Read More >

Anthrax and Anthracinum

The anthrax and related bioterror scares have put a strain on the information resources of the homeopathic industry. Read More >

Swine Flu H1N1

AAHP wishes to inform the public of its view of the sale of homeopathic medication to prevent and/or treat Swine Flu H1N1.Read More >

FDA, FTC Actions On OTC HCG Weight-Loss Products

AAHP Supports FDA, FTC Actions to Remove OTC HCG Weight-Loss Products from the Market.Read More >

Homeopathic Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

The appearance in natural foods stores and mass markets outlets of products that are labeled as “Homeopathic Human Growth Hormone (HGH)” have prompted the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) to offer the following guidance on the topic.Read More >

Consumer Advertising Guideline For Over-The-Counter Homeopathic Medicines

Homeopathic medicines play an increasing role in self-medication among American consumers. Read More >

Misleading Claims by HGH Products

AAHP is not aware of any evidence concerning the safety or effectiveness of products claiming to be “homeopathic human chorionic gonadotropin” (HCG).Read More >

Influenzinum

AAHP wishes to inform the public of its view of the sale of homeopathic medication to prevent the flu.Read More >

Radiation Exposure and Homeopathy

AAHP wishes to inform the public of its view of the sale of homeopathic medication to prevent or treat symptoms associated with exposure to excessive radiation.Read More >

Transdermal Homeopathic Products

The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists does not endorse the formulation, manufacture, or sale of homeopathic products in the transdermal delivery system dosage form.Read More >

Hurley Publications

AAHP treats any reports questioning the safety of homeopathic products with the utmost concern. Read More >

Arnica Recall

The AAHP cautions the public regarding the use of non-homeopathically prepared arnica.Read More >