Lata S Bichile

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OBJECTIVE To demonstrate clinical equivalence between two standardized Ayurveda (India) formulations (SGCG and SGC), glucosamine and celecoxib (NSAID). METHODS Ayurvedic formulations (extracts of Tinospora cordifolia, Zingiber officinale, Emblica officinalis, Boswellia serrata), glucosamine sulphate (2 g daily) and celecoxib (200 mg daily) were evaluated(More)
The multidisciplinary "New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative" Arthritis Project was undertaken to validate Ayurvedic medicines. Herbal formulations in popular use were selected by expert consensus and standardized using modern tools. Our clinical strategy evolved from simple exploratory evaluations to better powered statistically designed(More)
INTRODUCTION Ondansetron, a 5-hydroxytryptamine3 receptor antagonist widely used in the prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, is associated with various unusual adverse drug reactions. In this paper, we describe a hypersensitivity reaction to a single intravenous dose of ondansetron. CASE PRESENTATION A 19-year-old woman(More)
A 14-year-old girl presented with a painful swelling over the anterolateral aspect of the left thigh since three weeks. It had gradually increased in size. Over a period of next one week, she developed painful swellings over the base of left ring finger, right elbow and left supraclavicular region in that succession. She had moderate fever for last seven(More)
BACKGROUND Leprosy still remains an important public health problem for many parts of the world. An association of gangrene with leprosy is a rare one & can have a number of causative mechanisms. We present a case with Leprosy & gangrene with positive anti phopholipid antibody titers. CASE PRESENTATION A 50-year-old non-diabetic, non-hypertensive lady(More)
BACKGROUND AmrutBhallatak (ABFN02), a 'rasayana' drug from Ayurveda is indicated in degenerative diseases and arthritis. OBJECTIVE To evaluate safety and efficacy of ABFN02 in osteoarthritis (OA) and compare it with Glucosamine sulphate (GS). MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a randomized open comparative study. Ambulant OPD patients of OA knees (n = 112)(More)
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