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Table 5 TOP 10 of OTC anthroposophy 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 antrophosophy in Million € in % of anthroposophy
ISCADOR Mistletoe therapies as an addition to tumor therapy 15.3 2.2 1.4 11.3
HELIXOR Mistletoe therapies as an addition to tumor therapy 10.6 1.5 1.1 8.8
EUPHRASIA Conjunctivities, miscellaneous 73.2 10.7 0.9 6.7
ABNOBAVISCUM Mistletoe therapies as an addition to tumor therapy 6.5 0.9 0.6 5.0
NEURODORON Nervous exhaustion and metabolic weakness 14.3 2.1 0.3 2.3
ISCUCIN Mistletoe therapies as an addition to tumor therapy 4.8 0.7 0.3 2.1
AURUM Neurasthenia, vegetative dystonia, depressive state, lack of concentration, weakness of memory 16.2 2.4 0.3 2.0
ACONIT Joint or muscle problem, earache 21.6 3.2 0.2 1.9
HEPATODORON Stimulation of liver or bowel action 8.8 1.3 0.2 1.6
BRYOPHYLLUM Insomnia, irritable bladder 8.7 1.3 0.2 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