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Drug Information: Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Definitions

  • Complementary medicine is used in addition to conventional medicine, not as a replacement.
  • Alternative medicine is often used instead of conventional medical techniques.
  • Integrative medicine combines treatments from conventional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine for which there is evidence of safety and effectiveness.

Databases

Herbs & Supplements

CAM on PubMed

CAM on PubMedSearch CAM on PubMed®

Your literature search will be automatically limited to the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) subset of PubMed. 

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