The Efficacy of “Kuka Cough Syrup” in the Management of Acute Cough and Throat Irritation.

  • Dr. H.S Tiwari
  • Dr. Rajendra Bafra MD Ayurved, Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd. New Delhi, India.
  • Dr. Pooja Mehta
  • Dr. Alam Anzar
  • Dr. B.P. Panda
  • Dr. Narine Avvinish
  • Dr. Sanjay Kumar
  • Dr. Gopesh Mangal
Keywords: Kuka cough syrup, Cough, Kasa, Throat irritation

Abstract

Kasa or cough is a condition of coughing. It is a disease itself & also occurs associated with other disease conditions like common cold, flu, respiratory tract infection etc. Kuka cough syrup is an Ayurvedic proprietary medicine from Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd.  It contains potent & well described active ingredients i.e. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Vasaka (Adhatoda vasica), Kulanjan (Alpinia galangal), Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Pippali (Piper longum) & Satpudina (Mentha piperata). This study has been planned to evaluate the effect of the same on acute cough & throat irritation. In order to evaluate the effect of Kuka cough syrup, subjects aged b/w 18 to 70 years. were enrolled into the study. The subjects between the ages of 18-70 years were advised to take one kuka cough syrup 10 ml (2 tsf) orally, four times a day before meals with warm water for a period of 7 days. Laboratory investigations were performed on Day 0. Clinical parameters physical health status & immunity health questionnaires were assessed at Day 0 & Day 14. This study is open labelled, single arm, single centric, interventional study. The final study outcome shows an improvement in day time coughing, night time coughing, throat irritation.

Published
2021-06-30
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Tiwari H, Bafra R, Mehta P, Alam Anzar, Panda B, Avvinish N, Kumar S, Mangal G. The Efficacy of “Kuka Cough Syrup” in the Management of Acute Cough and Throat Irritation. IJATM [Internet]. 2021Jun.30 [cited 2022Jan.23];3(4):16-. Available from: https://ijatm.org/index.php/ijatm/article/view/95
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