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Table 4 TOP 10 of OTC homeopathy / biochemistry for privately insured people in 2016

From: The usage of over-the-counter products by private insured patients in Germany – a claims data analysis with focus on complementary medicine

Product name Field of application Packages Billing amounta,b
in Thousand in % of homeopathy / biochemistry in Million € in % of homeopathy / biochemistry
TRAUMEEL Verstauchungen, Verrenkungen, Prellungen, Blutergüsse 133.4 5.2 2.1 5.6
NEUREXAN Nervous disorders, sleep diorders / insomnia, stress symptoms 60.3 2.4 1.3 3.6
MEDITONSIN Common cold 59.9 2.3 0.9 2.3
VERTIGOHEEL Dizziness, vertigo attacks 43.6 1.7 0.8 2.2
OTOVOWEN Earache 55.5 2.2 0.8 2.1
CONTRAMUTAN Common cold 54.2 2.1 0.7 1.9
LYMPHOMYOSOT Edema, lymph gland neoplasia during tonsillitis 34.0 1.3 0.7 1.9
TONSIPRET Sore throat 55.4 2.2 0.6 1.6
CALMVALERA Nervous disorders, sleep diorders / insomnia 23.6 0.9 0.6 1.5
LYMPHDIARAL Supportive treatment of respiratory tract infections 30.5 1.2 0.5 1.5
  1. a The billing amounts are not identical with the benefit amount (the cost reimbursement principle within the private health insurance), b The billing amount included aid and self-participation