ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A CLINICAL EVALUATION OF KADAMBA (ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS) ON RESPIRATORY SYSTEM UNDER SPINAL ANESTHESIA
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Vimal Kumar *, Namrata Kulshrestha, K.K. Pandey
Abstract: Kadamba is described in Vednasthapana Mahakasaya in Charaka Samhita, so this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Kadamba2 as analgesic and anti-inflammatory in Shalya Tantra department, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi. This research work was done on 40 healthy patients. Which were divided into two groups included 20 patients with same age, height, and weight distribution. The patients were posted for lower abdominal surgeries and anorectal surgeries. Group I was pre medicated with kadamba ghanvati 1 gm (2 tablets) at 10 pm preoperative night and 90 min. before anesthesia and group II was pre medicated with tab. diclofenac sodium 50 mg at 10 pm preoperative night and 90 min. before anesthesia. It was observed that no alteration in respiration, mean blood pressure, pulse rate, oxygen saturation etc. and no post anesthesia sequels were observed. It shows that trial drug doesn’t have side effects.
Keyword: Anesthesia, LSAB, MAP Kadamba, Premedication, Ghanstava.