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Title: Clinical evaluation of the efficacy of Qurs Sartan Kafoori and Sharbat Zoofa Murakkab in chronic bronchitis
Authors: Quddus, Abdul
Siddiqui, MMH
Siddiqui, MY
Aleem, Shagufta
Keywords: Qurs Sartan Kafoori;Sharbat Zoofa Murakkab;Warm-e-Shoab Muzmin;Unani medicine;Chronic bronchitis
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P11/00, A61P11/14
Abstract: Chronic bronchitis is commonly found in smokers. In Unani medicine, Muhallil Auram (antiinflammatory), Munaffis Balgham (expectorant) and Mulattif (mucolytic) are given in the treatment of chronic bronchitis. The effects of Qurs Sartan kafoori & Sharbat Zoofa Murakkab, the two Unani formulations in 30 patients of chronic bronchitis selected during April 2002 to December 2004 has been evaluated clinically. All the patients were screened for airways obstruction by the Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) and those found having irreversible airways obstruction were included in the study. Significant improvement in symptoms & signs of the disease and also in pulmonary function tests was observed. At the end of the study, the two formulations were found to be effective in chronic bronchitis.
Page(s): 417-420
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(3) [July 2009]

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