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CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF VISHAGHNAGANA SADHITA SHATADHAUTA GHRITA IN ACID FLY INDUCED DERMATITIS

Dr. Athira S. P.* and Dr. Suresh Y.

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Background: Acid fly is an insect belonging to species of rove beetle and genus Paederus. These species found all over the world but most of the cases were reported in humid areas, hence it’s high prevalence is around rainy season. It is attracted to light, especially fluorescent and is therefore a common visitor in hostels, flats and homes. Insect neither sting nor bite, but releases a potent toxin pederin, when it is crushed against the skin then develops signs and symptoms such as burning sensation, itching, pain, redness, blisters and kissing lesions or mirror image. Timely management is essential to cure the symptoms, prevention of secondary bacterial infection and further complications. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of “Vishaghnagana Sadhita Shatadhauta Ghrita” in acid fly induced dermatitis. Methods: 40 patients diagnosed as acid fly contact fulfilling the inclusion criteria was selected. These cases was selected as per the history, signs and symptoms of acid fly contact. The written consent was obtained. The Vishaghnagana sadhita Shatadhauta Ghrita is applied over the affected part of the patient 3 times a day. After administering the drug, observations of improvement was done from 1st to 5th day. Post therapy follow up and observations was recorded on 10th and 15th day based on specially prepared scoring patterns. Overall assessment was done based on the reduction in the number of symptoms / severity of the symptoms. Interpretations And Results: Vishaghnagana Sadhita Shatadhauta Ghrita showed statistically significant effect on Acid fly induced dermatitis. Conclusion: The properties of Vishaghnagana Sadhita Shatadhauta Ghrita such as Vishaghna (anti-toxic), Vranaropana (wound healing), Kandughna (pacify itching), Twakdoshahara, Kapha Pitta Shamaka, and Tridoshahara is justified by clinical study.

Keywords: Acid fly induced dermatitis, Paederus, Vishaghnagana Sadhita Shatadhauta Ghrita.


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