THE EFFECT OF GOKSHURA CHURNA OVER TILANALAKSHARA YOGA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MUTRASHMARI - A RANDOMIZED COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY
Background: Mutrashmari is a stone like structure anywhere in the Mutravaha Srothas which can be compared with renal calculi and one among the Astamahagada, clinical features as renal angle pain, haematuria, pyuria and dysuria. Peak age is 3rd to 5th decade while majority of patients report regarding onset of disease in 2nd decade of life and male to female ratio is 3:1. Objectives: To compare the effect of Gokshura Churna over Tilanalakshara Yoga in the management of Mutrashmari with special reference to Renal calculi. Materials and Methods: 30 patients were selected on the basis of inclusion criteria and divided into 2 groups with 15 patients in each group by chit method. Group A was treated with standard drug Tilanalakshara Yoga and Group B was traeted with trial drug Gokshura Churna. Results: It was found that standard group reduced the abdominal pain by 85.1%, dysuria by 89.4%, renal angle tenderness 88.4%, haematuria 100%, pyuria 100%, size of renal calculus 41.9% by 21st day of treatment. In study group it was observed that abdominal pain reduced by 92%, dysuria 96.1%, renal angle tenderness 91.6%, haematuria 100%, pyuria 100% and size of renal calculus 48.5% by 21st day of treatment. Conclusion: This assessment showed Gokshura Churna had significant result over Tilanala Kshara Yoga in both subjective and objective parameters with P value <0.0001.
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