A SAFETY EVALUATION AND EFFICACY OF FEMOHILLS CAPSULE AN AYURVEDIC FORMULATION IN MENORRHAGIA SUBJECTS
Ajitkumar Harichand Mandlecha*, Gous Shaukatali Mujawar and Sandip Ashok Patil
Background: Menorrhagia i.e. heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB), is an excessive menstrual bleeding, either excessive in amount or duration or both which interfere a women’s physical, mental, emotional and also social quality of life. In different Ayurved Samhitas, abnormal & excessive uterine bleeding is explained under the term of Raktapradar and Asrukadara which can be correlated with menorrhagia. Ayurvedic herbal medicines provide significantly better results in menorrhagia than any medication in other pathies. Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate safety and efficacy of Femohills capsule on amount and duration of abnormal uterine bleeding, and menstrual pain in menorrhagia subjects. Materials and methods: It was an interventional, prospective, clinical study conducted on 56 subjects of Menorrhagia. The data was assessed on clinical symptoms. Results: during final assessment 51.79% subjects shows relief by 2 grades i.e. good relief in symptom of amount of bleeding; whereas 14.29% subjects shows relief by 3 grades (complete relief) and 28.57% subjects shows relief by 1 grade. Statistically significant (p<0.001) results are seen in the study. Thus all clinical symptoms were reduced significantly from baseline to end of the treatment. Conclusions: Femohills capsule is effective in the management of menorrhagia and found to be devoid of any adverse effects.
Keywords: Femohills Capsule, Menorrhagia, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB), Raktapradar, Asrukadara.
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