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3 2007, 6(1): 71-0 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Anti-Arthritic and Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Sudard, a Poly Herbal Formulation
Mohammed Asad , Koteshwar Prasad , Licto Thomas , Jagadish V Kamath
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Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic multi-system disease of unknown cause. It affects the people in their prime of life, predominantly between the ages of 20-50 years with unpredictable course. Sudard is used in the ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteo-arthritis, frozen shoulder, sciatica, ankylosing spondylitis and chronic backache. Our study was aimed to evaluate efficacy of sudard using different animal models such as formalin (2% v/v) induced acute inflammation, carrageen (1% v/v) induced polyarthritis, adjuvant induced arthritis, subacute inflammation by sponge implantation technique and analgesic activity by Eddy’s hot plate method. The results indicate that the formulation sudard possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic and analgesic activities in the experimental animal models.
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Asad M, Prasad K, Thomas L, Kamath J V. Evaluation of Anti-Arthritic and Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Sudard, a Poly Herbal Formulation. 3. 2007; 6 (1) :71-0
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مجله داروشناسی و درمان شناسی ایران Iranian Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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