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Carc 30 for Autism

Hey All,

I have a 2yr old son diagnosed with a few autistic features. He regressed at around 17 months. He is also gluten intolerant. Presently non-verbal though he babbles a lot.

I have used homeopathy for teething and cold / cough.

I have been given Carcinosin 30 and Carc 200 to be given to my son for the next 1 month.

I read that Carc is made from tumors. This is scaring me

Please let me know more about the same


  anxiousma on 2009-04-04
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
The choice depends on what the symptoms are..

How many doses have been prescribed to be given ?

Carc is an extremely deep acting remedy and should be prescribed carefully just like any other deep acting remedy in the materia medica..but there is no reason to be scared of its source.
sameervermani last decade
The dosage is Carc30 4-0-4 for 2 weeks then same dose of Carc 200 for 2 weeks

The homeo doc said this is for cleansing my son's systems of whatever viruses maybe there. Acc to him ASD kids have a lot of virus in their bodies. My son however has always been a healthy child except during winters.

My son contracted a high fever at 15 months for which he was treated with antibiotics for the first time. Regression began after that. He had antibiotics early this year for chest congestion. Other than that not much medicine for him.

The food allergy doc feels my son regressed due to high gluten intolerance and once detoxified he'll be better. He's been gluten free for 6 weeks and we see a lot of change

What is worrying me is that I was told that Carc may cause physical problems like diarrhea, fever, rash. I asked the doc if it can cause regression and he said there may be a little regression.

Now, I CANNOT go through another regression. We simply waste time. My son is responding to toilet training, following verbal commands. We have reached this stage with so much of effort, I don't want to undo all the good work.

This homeopath says he prescribes Carc for all ASD kids. But from my experience, each ASD kid is very different. ASD kids are supposed to have poor immunity but my son is not very prone to illness

anxiousma last decade
what is 4-0-4 ?
sameervermani last decade
4-0-4 means 4 pills in the morn and 4 pills at night
anxiousma last decade

This is too high a dosage.. and is a sure way to spoil the case.

Stay away from this homeopath. He does NOT know what he is doing.
sameervermani last decade
Thanks a lot Sameer

My mother talked to our regular homeopath in my hometown. He too said the dose is too high for a toddler.

He recommended Carc 30
3 pills X 2 times for 1 day

After 2 weeks, Carc 200
3 pills X 2 times for 1 day

This regular doc said that he prescribes Carc to remove obstacles. Is the dose he prescribed ok? And should all other homeo meds be stopped on the days Carc is given?

I'll post a more detailed history of my son later on.
anxiousma last decade
Homeopathic medicines are never taken in a pre-planned manner. You can start with Carc 30 , 3 pills X 2 times for 1 day (if Carc is the correct remedy)

But the next step can only be learnt from observation. If Carcinosin is the right remedy he will start improving within 2-3 days of the first dose, and then you must WAIT for as long as there is improvement happening. That period can vary from 2 weeks to 2 years. That is why you cannot give remedies in a pre-planned manner by prejudicing the duration of response to 2 weeks.

In homeopathy, we never EVER give 2 medicines together. One medicine chosen on the totality of symptoms is given. In fact, if the medicine is chosen correctly, a person can do well on one medicine in ascending potencies for years.

And Carc is not a 'block' remedy, it is a deep acting constitutional remedy.

sameervermani last decade
Dr Sameer
Is there any more info on this case taking carc 30 for autism?
SAKVA last decade
I agree with Sameer - Carc should be used because there are indication in the patient for it, not used to 'unblock' a case. The concept of unblocking is an allopathic one - using a theorized cause to presribe without looking at the symptoms of the patient.

Even when it is used as in intercurrent (a remedy given in-between doses of the 'constitutional') there must be reason for it, symptoms that point to it.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
Brisbanehomeopath is advising you correctly on dose, IMO.

However, I have read some cases where Carc. Was found to be a very good remedy in autistic children, where the symptoms and case history pointed to carc.
Homeopathy International 1 last decade
Yes I have heard the same thing.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
Hi All,

My son, now 4, was treated with Carc 200 (8 pills 4 times a day) to be given 7 days a month for 8 months.

The homeopath advised Carc because of our family history.

He has been off Carc for 6 weeks now

anxiousma last decade

Thanks for up date.Are you OK with overall results of carc.Seems it helps my son and I hope it will be on long term.Looks like a day when he'll call Mom is soon :-)...all the best you..keep on fighting
SAKVA last decade

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