PHYTO EXTRACTS OF CARICA PAPAYA AND TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA CAN CORRECT THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN ALCOHOLIC DECOMPENSATE LIVER CIRRHOSIS : CASE SERIES

  • Ashok Kumar Panda 3Research officer, Central Ayurveda Research Institute of Hepatobiliary Disorders, Bharatpur, Bhubaneswar, CCRAS, M/O AYUSH, GOI.
  • Gurucharan Bhuyan Research officer, Central Ayurveda Research Institute of Hepatobiliary Disorders, Bharatpur, Bhubaneswar, CCRAS, M/O AYUSH, GOI.
  • Dighe Dattatray Research officer, Central Ayurveda Research Institute of Hepatobiliary Disorders, Bharatpur, Bhubaneswar, CCRAS, M/O AYUSH, GOI.
  • M M Rao Director, Central Ayurveda Research Institute of Hepatobiliary Disorders, Bharatpur, Bhubaneswar, CCRAS, M/O AYUSH, GOI.

Abstract

Thrombocytopenia (platelet count <150 × 109/L) is a frequent complication of decompensate cirrhosis and is considered as an indicator of advanced disease. Carica papaya leaf juice has beneficial effect in thrombocytopenia associated with dengue. Tinospora cordifolia has been shown to prevent the fibrous tissue deposition of liver by modulation of kupffer cell activation. An  attempt was taken to observe the usefulness of extract Carica papaya and Tinospora cordifolia in alcoholic decompensate cirrhosis. A market available product Cariden is easily available to the patients which contains Phyto extracts of Carica papaya 1100mg and Tinospora cordifolia 500mg. Phyto extracts of Carica papaya and Tinospora cordifolia can enhance the platelet count within 15 days and it can normalise the platelet within  90 days of therapy in all three cases. Further randomised control trial is suggested.

Published
2018-04-12
How to Cite
PANDA, Ashok Kumar et al. PHYTO EXTRACTS OF CARICA PAPAYA AND TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA CAN CORRECT THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN ALCOHOLIC DECOMPENSATE LIVER CIRRHOSIS : CASE SERIES. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 1, p. 99 - 101, apr. 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/479>. Date accessed: 26 apr. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i01.11648.