QUESTION: Dear Dr. Prasad Ji

My name is Abhishek Sharma and I posted my question on constipation. As suggested by you (29.04.2014 & 30.04.2014), I took the medicine Calcarea carbonic a 30C, 3 drops in 1 teaspoon of water twice for 7 days. Since I didn't benefit, I INCREASED this limit to 5 drops/teaspoon of water/TWICE a day for 5 days but benefit is still negligible (not more than 5%). Sometimes the feces become lighter but that's it. I still have to put in 25 minutes to complete defecation. Should I enhance the potency?

Kindest regards

ANSWER: Dear Abhishek,
         Yes, if you are not responding much to the 30th potency, I think you should increase the potency to 200 and take it only once every night for 15 days. We can think about changing the remedy only if even this doesn't help you. Thank you.

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QUESTION: Dear Prasad Ji, please suggest me the dose of the medicine Calcarea carbonic 200. How much water and how many drops?


ANSWER: Dear Abhishek,
         You need to take the 200 potency also in the same manner, i.e., 3 drops in 1 teaspoon of water every night for 15 days. Let us see how you respond to this change. Please do keep me informed. Thank you.

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QUESTION: Dear Prasad Ji, even Calcarea carbonic 200 is not giving any response at all. I have taken this medicine for 6 days. I must however, say that Calcarea carbonic 30 was better as the stools were at least softened. I don't know if there is a medicine for my problem! Prasad ji, in case you prescribe a new medicine, can I take that in pellet form?

Dear Abhishek,
         Please continue with the same medicine for at least another week. If there is still no change, then you can try a specific homeopathic remedy called Sanicula in 30C potency. You can take these medicines in pill form, the dosage being 4 pills thrice daily for 15 days. Thank you.


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Dr. Prasad R. Chandragiri


I can answer any question related to homeopathy and medicine in general. I can give information on Yoga and meditation, and some tips on naturopathy too. Being well aware of the scope and limitations about the various schools of medicine, I can guide the patients as to which therapeutic protocol would be ideal for them and I can also brief them about the probable diagnosis and prognosis for a particular case. Patients do not know that ancillary and auxiliary modes of treatment such as diet, regimen, and other non-medicinal procedures are vital in the long term treatment and prophylaxis of a particular disease. These details can also be provided to them by me.


I have ten years experience in the field. Having worked with two of the oldest homeopathic pharmacies in India as their Homeopathic Consultant, I have successfully treated thousands of patients to date.

I was a Homeopathic Consultant for the Banaji Homeopathic pharmacy and the Zoroastrian Homeopathic Pharmacy Annexe


I have a Bachelor's degree in homeopathic medicine and surgery from the University of Mumbai.

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I had topped the University and was felicitated for the same.

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