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Viral Hepatitis, which is recognised as serious global public health problem, has been silently leading to a pandemic in INDIA.

The fight against Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is not over yet, with the broad use of vaccination is the cornerstone and the most important measure to control HBV and all its consequences.

The occurrence of breakthrough infections, the immunological effect of natural boosting and the effectiveness of universal hepatitis B vaccination remains a challenge.

Viral hepatitis in numbers

400 million: people affected with viral hepatitis globally

1.4 million: people killed each year globally (viruses B and C mostly)

5%: people are aware of their infection

1%: have access to treatment

1 million: deaths worldwide each year related to HBV complications

Hepatitis B (HBV) facts and figures

Water-borne A&E and

Blood-borne B&C

Viruses B & C cause chronic hepatitis

Hepatitis B is 100 times more contagious than HIV

Transmitted through all body fluids— sweat, saliva, semen, urine & blood

45 million: HBV carriers in India

If the Govt. act more vigorously now, INDIA can eliminate Hepatitis B by 2080: experts.

Good done anywhere is good everywhere. As of now, India’s requirement in concern to viral hepatitis, is to raise awareness not only among the community, high risk groups but also among the health care providers. With the saying “Prevention is always better than cure”.

Ayurveda, an indigenous system of medicine in INDIA, has long tradition of treating liver disorders with medicinal plants. On the basis of leads available, AIMIL Pharmaceuticals has formulated AMLYCURE D.S 25 years back which provides desired strength of active phytoconstituents having anti-viral action. It is available in various dosage forms viz. Syrup, Capsule, drops which ensures better patient compliance.

Amlycure D.S lowers virus load on the liver and possesses anti-viral action.

  • Andrographolide active constituent from Andrographis paniculata (Kalmegh) increases the viability percentage of the hepatocytes, stimulates hepatic regeneration and increases resistance to damage by hepatotoxins; activates reticuloendothelial system and enhances detoxification by the regulation of antioxidant defence system and microsomal drug metabolism.
  • Phyllanthus amarus (Bhumyamalaki) has ability to down regulate HBV messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) transcription and up-regulate HBV enhancer activity. It also inhibit HBV polymerase activity and decreases episomal HBV DNA content.

Amlycure D.S provides anti-inflammatory, anti-per-oxidative activity, prevents loss of functional integrity of the hepatic cell membrane, hastens recovery period and ensures early restoration of hepatic functions in infective hepatitis.

  • The chemical constituents present in Tephrosia Purpurea (sharpunkha) extract are well known for their anti-inflammatory activity either by inhibiting the release of lysosomal enzymes or by stabilizing the lysosomal membranes.

Amlycure D.S by Cassia occidentalis (Kasondi) provides immune modulatory effect causing the release of nitric oxide (NO) by macrophages and cytokines, it was found to have hepatoprotective effect by reversing the oxidative damage caused by hepatocytes.

Drug induced viral Hepatitis

In a clinical study Picrorhiza kurroa and (kutaki) & Tinospora cordifolia (giloe) showed definitive hepatoprotective effect. Kutaki & giloe possess potent hepatoprotective, anti-viral, immuno-modulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant activities which are consecutive qualities for any hepatoprotective drug to act against drug induced hepatitis.

Recommendations:

 A liver adapted diet is just as important as medication.

To DO

Avoid

Plenty of fruits and vegetables like beet rot, lemon, green leafy vegetables and turmeric etc. having potential in preventing the risk of nasty liver ailments.

Foods heavily laced with salts

Lean proteins such as beans, egg whites, fish etc.

Sugary treats like cookies, cakes, soda and packed foods

Healthy fats like those found in olive, nuts and avocados

Saturated fats like butter, high fat diary cream, fried foods

Low fat or non-fat dairy products

Alcohol

Precaution:

As liver battling with Hepatitis virus needs care:

  • Wash all fruits/ vegetables to remove potentially harmful residues
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after handling food to prevent cross contamination.

Earn Triumph over silent invader HEPATITIS with AMLYCURE D.S