A STUDY ON THE USE OF MUSA SPECIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RENAL CALCULI

  • Prasobh G R
  • Revikumar K G

Abstract

Objective:

To study the use of Musa species in the management of renal calculi.

Methods:

 Formulation and evaluation of Musa AAB.

Results:

A significant decrease in the size of kidney stone under invitro condition was observed. This is due to the presence of organic constituents like β-sitosterol, quercetin, tannins, saponins and  inorganic constituents like magnesium, potassium and nitrate. The result from these experiment demonstrate the potential of concentrated Musa AAB formulations extract was a good natural remedy against kidney stone.

Conclusion:

The recent treatment of urolithiasis involves NSAID’s, Antidiuretics and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy. Recurrence is quite common with these therapies. The liquid formulation of the Musa AAB formulations may be useful to overcome the major drawback of surgical procedures which is recurrence of stones.

Keywords: Allopurinol, Cystone, Kidney stones, Musa AAB , Urolithiasis

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G R, P., and R. K G. “A STUDY ON THE USE OF MUSA SPECIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RENAL CALCULI”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 7, no. 3, July 2014, pp. 123-5, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/1176.
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